The stars and producers of Beauty and the Beast descended upon Comic-Con International for a discussion about The CW drama’s upcoming second season.
Following a barrage of criticism over its “Princess makeover” of Brave heroine Merida, Disney pulled the images from the franchise website. However, the media giant may not grasp the importance of strong female role models to girls and boys.
Star Kristin Kreuk and producer Kelly Souders talked with reporters at WonderCon Anaheim about the season finale of Beauty and the Beast, teasing, ” I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.”
Disney is reportedly in talks with Trance screenwriter Joe Ahearne to reinvent Beauty and the Beast as a live-action, and likely 3D, film called simply The Beast.
Whether it’s bow-and-arrow-wielding vigilantes, aliens next door, the breakdown of all technology or possible nuclear war, the upcoming fall season of television brings with it a lot of new genre television. But which of the new shows are you most looking forward to?
Kristin Kreuk, who played Lana Lang for eight seasons on Smallville, has landed the female lead role in The CW’s reboot of the 1980s fantasy drama Beauty and the Beast.
Guillermo del Toro is moving forward as director of Warner Bros.’ Beauty and the Beast, with Harry Potter star Emma Watson set to play the female lead.
A week after The CW ordered a pilot for a reboot of the 1980s drama Beauty and the Beast, ABC has greenlit its own take on the classic fairy tale.
The previously announced Disney animated short “Tangled Ever After” will be attached to the 3D release of Beauty and the Beast, which opens Jan. 13.