This First ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Cast Photo Is Everything

By: Peggy Truong / April 15, 2015
'Beauty' Casting News
Tale as old as time...

Be their guest.

There’s still a long way to go before we can feast our eyes on the new live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. So until Mar. 17, 2017 rolls around, and until we get the very first trailer, the world will have to settle for the next best thing: set photos.

Behold, the first photo from the London, England studio:

Can't wait for you to be our guest.

A photo posted by Josh Gad (@joshgad) on

Surrounding Belle (Emma Watson) are Lefou (Josh Gad), Beast (Dan Stevens), a very friendly looking Gaston (Luke Evans) and old Maurice (Kevin Kline).

Emma Thompson and Ian McKellen also star in new Disney picture, playing Mrs. Potts and Cogsworth, respectively.

Bill Condon (Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Parts 1 and 2; Dreamgirls, The Big C) serves as director.