Disney fans, rejoice: Emma Watson will definitely be donning a version of Belle's much-loved sunshine-hued ballgown in the studio's forthcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast adaptation.
On a new Entertainment Weekly cover, Watson is seen dancing with Dan Stevens's horny Beast (it's a factual statement: the character literally has horns) in a recreation of a famous scene from the original 1991 animated movie.
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Entertainment Weekly also released images from scenes in the upcoming film, including first looks at the characters Gaston, Le Fou, Maurice, Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts, Lumière and Plumette.
Beauty and the Beast, due to be released on March 30 2017, is the latest in a string of live-action interpretations of Disney's classic animated fairy tales. In 2015 we saw Lily Collins step into the role of Cinderella in Kenneth Branagh's sumptuous adaptation, while audiences earlier this year were treated to Jon Favreau's live action Jungle Book, which featured the voices of Idris Elba, Jeremy Irons and Scarlett Johansson.
Directed by Bill Condon, the new Beauty and the Beast film will also star Luke Evans as villain Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs Potts, and Ewan McGregor as servant turned talking candle Lumiere.
#EmmaWatson and Kevin Kline are a fairy tale family in this exclusive #BeautyAndTheBeast photo. In #Disney's animated version of the film, Belle is a big fan of reading while her father, Maurice, is an inventor. For the new live-action remake, that's changing in a BIG way. Click the link in our bio for all the details. : Laurie Sparham/Disney
The film will also feature music from original Beauty and the Beast composer Alan Menken, who'll be re-recording some of the much-loved songs he created for the 1991 film, alongside some new material, which he'll co-write with lyricist Tim Rice.