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Stanley Tucci Joins 'Beauty & The Beast' as New Character!

Stanley Tucci has been added to the cast of the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast in a completely new role!

The 54-year-old actor will play “Cadenza the grand piano, a new character to the realm who is described as a neurotic maestro,” according to Variety.

Stanley is no stranger to playing over the top characters so we can’t wait to see what Cadenza will be like!

This is expected to be one of the final casting announcements, though we still wonder who will be playing Chip.

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Ewan McGregor Is In Final Talks to Take Lumiere Role in 'Beauty & the Beast'

It has just been announced that Ewan McGregor is in final negotiations to star in the highly anticipated Disney film Beauty and the Beast, according to THR!

The 44-year-old Scottish actor will take on the role of Lumiere, a suave maître d’ who is turned into a candelabra.

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Ewan will be joined in the film by Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ian McKellan, Audra McDonald, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Mark your calendars, Beauty and the Beast hits theaters on March 17, 2017!

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Emma Watson & 'Beauty' Cast Take First Group Photo!

Check out this amazing photo – the cast of Beauty and the Beast took a photo together on the set of the Disney movie, which is set to begin filming soon!

The photo includes Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Dan Stevens, and Josh Gad, who shared the pic on Instagram.

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“Can’t wait for you to be our guest,” Josh captioned the pic.

Mark your calendars, Beauty and the Beast will open in theaters on March 17, 2017!

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Joins 'Beauty & the Beast' as Plumette!

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is the latest star to join the cast of the upcoming Disney movie musical Beauty and the Beast!

The 31-year-old British actress will be playing the role of Plumette, the feather duster, in the live-action adaptation of the animated movie, according to Variety.

Plumette is often referred to as Babette or Marie in other versions of the story. She is the love interest of Lumiere and is a maid when in human form.

Gugu is best known for her work in the films Beyond the Lights and Belle, both of which drew her rave reviews last year.

Ian McKellen Cast as Cogsworth in Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast'

Big news — Ian McKellen has been cast in Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, according to Variety.

The 75-year-old actor will be playing the role of Cogsworth, the butler who was turned into a clock.

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Ian joins the cast which currently consists of Emma Watson, Daniel Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Emma Thompson, Audra McDonald, and Kevin Kline.

The film will be released in 3D on March 17, 2017 and production is set to begin in May at Shepperton Studios in London.

Emma Thompson & Kevin Kline Cast in 'Beauty & The Beast,' Release Date Revealed!

Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline have officially joined the cast of the live-action Beauty and the Beast film!

The actors will be playing the roles of Mrs. Potts and Belle’s father Maurice, respectively. Emma has been long-rumored for the role and we’re excited that it has been confirmed finally.

It was also just announced that the film will be released in 3D on March 17, 2017. Also confirmed for the movie are Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, and Josh Gad. Production begins in May at Shepperton Studios in London.

Alan Menken will score the film and write some new songs with Tim Rice to accompany his classic Oscar-winning songs from the original animated film.

Josh Gad Joins 'Beauty & The Beast' as LeFou!

Josh Gad has joined the cast of the upcoming live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast!

The 34-year-old Frozen actor will be playing the role of LeFou, “the buffoonish and loyal sidekick to the manly hunter Gaston,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The cast currently consists of Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, and Luke Evans as Gaston.

This is the second big announcement for Josh in two days as it was just revealed he will be voicing the role of Olaf again in Frozen 2!

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