Beauty and The Beast is a classic Disney tale.
So it only makes sense that the remake becomes a hit at the box office.
Here are some surprising facts about the 2017 Beauty and The Beast remake.
Ewan McGregor performed Lumiere’s dances in motion-capture but was too embarrassed about the suit, so he could only film if we he was completely alone with the filming crew.
In this version, Belle is the inventor instead of Maurice because Emma Watson wanted Belle to have a more convincing backstory to explain why she is treated differently by the other villagers. Emma and the production team even joked Belle invented the washing machine so Belle could read while the clothes are being washed.
Sir Ian McKellen originally turned down the voice of Cogsworth in the original Beauty and the Beast only to accept the role this time.
Ryan Gosling was offered the role of the Beast, but turned it down to appear in La La Land. while Emma Watson was offered Emma Stone’s role in La La Land but turned it down to play Belle. Ryan and Emma W, a love lost in the wind.