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'Beauty & the Beast' Dream Casting: Beast & Gaston Edition!

Now that we know Emma Watson has been cast as Belle in Disney’s upcoming live action version of Beauty & the Beast, it’s time to cast her on-screen love interests!

First up, we have the Beast, a prince who is transformed into a rather frightening creature by a beautiful enchantress as punishment for his arrogance.

Then there’s also Gaston, a vain and egotistical hunter who vies for Belle’s hand in marriage and is determined not to let anyone else win her heart.

Check out our list of suggestions for the roles below, starting with The Beast and then for Gaston!

WHO DO YOU THINK should be cast opposite Emma Watson in Beauty & the Beast?


Click through to see who we think could play The Beast!

Emma Watson Confirms She'll Sing in 'Beauty & the Beast'!

Emma Watson was just cast to play Belle in Beauty and the Beast and she’s now sharing her thoughts on portraying the iconic Disney princess!

“I’m finally able to tell you… that I will be playing Belle in Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the Beast! It was such a big part of my growing up, it almost feels surreal that I’ll get to dance to ‘Be Our Guest’ and sing ‘Something There,’” the 24-year-old actress wrote on her Facebook.

“My six year old self is on the ceiling – heart bursting. Time to start some singing lessons. I can’t wait for you to see it. Emma xx,” she concluded. It looks like Emma will be singing in the upcoming movie!

Be sure to vote in our poll and tell us what you think of the casting!

Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Live Action 'Beauty & The Beast'!

Emma Watson has closed a deal to play Belle in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, JustJared.com can confirm!

The 24-year-old actress will be directed by Bill Condon (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Dreamgirls) in a script written by Stephen Chbosky, who directed her in his The Perks of Being a Wallflower film adaptation. Such a perfect team for this!

Emma had previously been courted by Guillermo del Toro to star in his Beauty, but the project was scrapped and the director gave his blessing to Disney to cast her in their film, according to TheWrap

UPDATE: Read Emma‘s full statement on being cast in the movie!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Emma Watson playing the role of Belle?

'Beauty and the Beast' & 'Hart of Dixie' Fates Still Up in the Air

  • Despite not getting early renewals like the rest of The CW line-up, Hart of Dixie and Beauty and the Beast are not dead yet- Entertainment Weekly
  • Gun shots fired at Chris Brown‘s concert- US Weekly
  • This is who you should be following on Instagram during the Golden Globes- Huffington Post
  • Is Ray J moving in next door to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West?- TMZ
  • Zendaya might be appearing in the next X-Men movie- Just Jared Jr
  • Will Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie hit the Globes red carpet together?- Lainey Gossip
  • The CW is eying more DC comic shows after success of Arrow and The Flash- The Hollywood Reporter
  • There’s a reason Lucy Hale doesn’t know who “A” is on PLL- J-14

Kristin Kreuk & Jay Ryan: 'Beauty & the Beast' at Comic-Con!

Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan head to the Beauty And The Beast panel during 2013 Comic-Con International held at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday (July 18) in San Diego, Calif.

That same day, the 31-year-old actor posed for some exclusive portraits for JustJared.com. He also gave a video interview – check it out below!

“I like that we’re exploring who Catherine is outside of her identification in the relationship,” Kristin said (via TV Guide) during the panel about her character’s relationship with Vincent. “I think it’s necessary for her to have a healthy relationship.”






Jay Ryan: Comic-Con ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Exclusive Interview

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Kristin Kreuk: Gun Carrying 'Beauty and the Beast' Scene!

Kristin Kreuk carries a gun while filming scenes for her hit show Beauty and the Beast on Monday (March 25) in Toronto, Canada.

During a break from filming, the 30-year-old actress was spotted grabbing a hot dog from a vendor that was being used on the show.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kristin Kreuk

Kristin was also joined on set by her co-star Jay Ryan.

In case you forgot, Beauty and the Beast airs Thursdays on the CW.

10+ pictures inside of Kristin Kreuk filming scenes for Beauty and the Beast with a gun… More Here! »

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