Beauty And The Beast featuring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens is expected to get a sequel, reports. The film, directed by Bill Condon, discharged in theaters on March 17. Beauty And The Beast is a live-action remake of Disney’s 1991 animated film of a similar name. The film, co-created by Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films, is an adaptation of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy tale. The film earned $16.3 million in its preview screenings on Thursday, as per hollywoodreporter. “With the expected monster opening of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and the excitement that has surrounded the film, they are already considering a sequel to be released around 2019 or 2020,” a source told hollywoodlife.
“They want everybody back for an original story. It is the next phase of what Disney might want to do with their live-action sequels of their animated classics,” the source included.
The preview tally of Beauty And The Beast is the biggest of the year up until now. It is likewise the greatest ever for a Disney live-action title, second-greatest for a PG film and the third biggest ever in March, as indicated by hollywoodreporter.
Beauty And The Beast additionally highlights Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson in supporting roles.
The film is story about Belle, played by Emma Watson, who is taken prisoner by a fearsome Beast, played by Dan Stevens. In the enchanted castle of the Beast, Belle figures out how to look beyond his appearance while evading a narcissistic hunter who tries to take her for himself.
At present, Disney is developing live-action remakes of The Lion King, Dumbo and The Little Mermaid.