Beauty and the Beast is an upcoming 2017 American romantic fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon and written by Evan Spiliotopoulos and Stephen Chbosky. The film is a live-action adaptation of the 1991 Disney animated musical film, which is based on the fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. The film stars an ensemble cast that includes Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Emma Thompson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad and Stanley Tucci.
Principal photography began at Shepperton Studios in Surrey on May 18, 2015. Filming ended on August 21, 2015. The film is to be released on March 17, 2017, in 3D
Disney's Beauty and the Beast by Linda Woolverton
Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Tobias A. Schliessler
Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Studios
March 17, 2017