Disney has released a sneak peek of its upcoming live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.
The video clip, a table reading featuring Emma Watson (Belle) and Dan Stevens (The Beast), is part of a longer look at the forthcoming film, which will be included in the September 6 release of Beauty and the Beast Walt Disney Signature Collection Edition.
As previously reported, the live-action Beauty and the Beast will arrive in theatres March 17, 2017. Oscar winner Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) directs his new adaptation of the 1991 animated musical film by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman that was subsequently expanded for Broadway in 1994 with additional lyrics by Tim Rice.
The cast includes Watson (Belle), Stevens (Beast), Luke Evans (Gaston), Ian McKellen (Cogsworth), Audra McDonald (Garderobe), Emma Thompson (Mrs. Potts), Josh Gad (Le Fou), Ewan McGregor (Lumiere), Kevin Kline (Maurice), Stanley Tucci (Cadenza) and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Plumette).
Watch the brief sneak peek below: