Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor Join ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Cast
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast live action film has added Stanley Tucci and Ewan McGregor to the star-studded cast.
Beauty & the Beast Casting
In the Beauty and the Beast live-action adaptation, Tucci will play the grand piano Cadenza, while McGregor is in final negotiations to play candlestick Lumiere. It was announced last week that Ian McKellen will play grandfather clock Cogsworth, Lumiere’s best pal.
The impressive Beauty and the Beast cast, features Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, who will play Belle and the Beast, respectively. Luke Evans has been tapped to play Gaston and Josh Gad to play his bumbling sidekick LeFou. Kevin Kline (Maurice), Emma Thompson (Mrs. Potts), Audra McDonald (the Wardrobe) and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Feather Duster) round out the impressive cast.
Beauty and the Beast is slated for release March 17, 2017.
Disney, which has seen box office and critical success with live-action adaptations of Maleficent, Alice in Wonderland and Cinderella, also has adaptations of The Jungle Book, Mulan and Dumbo in the works.