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Luke Evans and Josh Gad’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ prequel on indefinite hold

The highly anticipated live-action The beauty and the Beast (2017) The prequel series starring Luke Evans (Gaston) and Josh Gad (LeFou) has been suspended indefinitely.

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Through The Hollywood Reporter:

Disney+ has suspended its musical spinoff of its 2017 feature film amid delays with creative elements and scheduling challenges with its cast. Sources close to the streamer say the show will eventually get made, though it’s unclear if the cast, including movie stars Josh Gad and Luke Evans, will be available when (and if) that happens.

Oddly enough, the series has just cast a major female role in British pop star Rita Ora, who happens to be in a relationship. Thor franchise manager, Taika Waititi.

josh gad (left) and luke evans (right) in beauty and the beast
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Brianna Middleton (The tender bar) was also set to play a key role in the casting as LeFou’s half-sister, Tilly.

Evans, for his part, is also involved in Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the animated classic from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pinocchio. Both Nine perfect strangers Both the star and Gad expressed their excitement for the show, with Gad saying he “can’t wait to get back to the tavern.”

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the official description from the live-action remake of the 1991 animated film reads:

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action retelling of the studio’s animated classic that recasts classic characters from the tale as old as time for contemporary audiences, staying true to the original music while updating the score. with several new Songs. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastical journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in her castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realize the benevolent heart and soul of the true Prince within. The stars of the film: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome but superficial villager who woos Belle; Oscar® winner Kevin Kline as Maurice, Belle’s eccentric but lovable father; Josh Gad as Lefou, Gaston’s long-suffering aide-de-camp; Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, the candelabra; Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, harpsichord; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the feather duster; Six-time Tony Award® winner Audra McDonald as Madame Garderobe, the wardrobe; Oscar-nominated Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the Mantel Clock; and two-time Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.

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