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'Beauty & the Beast' Prequel Series Ordered at Disney+!

'Beauty & the Beast' Prequel Series Ordered at Disney+!

The Beauty and the Beast prequel series is officially coming!

The live-action musical series, which is set to star Luke Evans and Josh Gad reprising their roles from the 2017 movie as Gaston and LeFou, has been ordered to series at Disney Plus, Variety reported Tuesday (June 15).

There’s also been a new casting!

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Newcomer Briana Middleton will come aboard as Tilly, Louie’s stepsister.

The series was first announced as going into development last March.

Here’s a plot summary: “Set in the iconic kingdom of Beauty and the Beast years before the Beast and Belle’s romance, the series will follow Gaston and LeFou as they set off with LeFou’s step-sister, Tilly, after a surprising revelation from her past comes to light, sending the trio off on an unexpected journey. While the mysteries of the past are uncovered and the dangers of the present grow, old friends and new enemies reveal that this familiar kingdom harbors many secrets.”

The series was given an eight-episode order, and production is set to start in Spring of 2022.

“For anyone who’s ever wondered how a brute like Gaston and a goof like LeFou could have ever become friends and partners, or how a mystical enchantress came to cast that fateful spell on the prince-turned-beast, this series will finally provide those answers…and provoke a whole new set of questions,” said Disney’s Gary Marsh.

Find out what the spinoff series’ title is rumored to be!

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