May 16, 2017
Bring Home the Timeless Tale Beloved by Generation and Go Beyond the Magic and Music in Ways Like Never Before, and for the first time, experience how this film was brought to life
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, will be released in various formats on June 6 – including Digital HD, Blu-ray, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand. The live-action smash hit brought to life the story and characters that audiences know and love and broke box-office records around the globe.
Fans who bring home “Beauty and the Beast” will be able to experience the movie all over again in three different ways:
One of the most fun things about home releases generally are all of the bonus extras that you get – and this release of Beauty and the Beast is no exception. In this release, viewers can get up close and personal with the filmmakers to see how this beloved animated film was transformed into a new live-action classic. There will also be a feature on the amazing women behind the enchanted tale, hosted by Emma Watson. Plus, there are more than 10 minutes of deleted scenes along with musical extras. This includes the “Beauty and the Beast” music video starring Ariana Grande and John Legend, and Celine Dion’s heartfelt take on the new song “How Does a Moment Last Forever.”
Here is a complete rundown of the bonus features that you can look forward to:
Blu-Ray and Digital DVD
“Beauty and the Beast” features an extraordinary ensemble cast, including Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as The Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Josh Gad as LeFou, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, Audra McDonald as Madame de Garderobe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Hattie Morahan as the enchantress and Nathan Mack as Chip with Ian McKellen as Cogsworth and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts.
Directed by Bill Condon and based on the 1991 animated film “Beauty and the Beast,” the screenplay is written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos. Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Howard Ashman as well as three new songs written by Menken and Tim Rice. The film is produced by Mandeville Films’ David Hoberman, p.g.a. and Todd Lieberman, p.g.a with Jeffrey Silver, Thomas Schumacher and Don Hahn serving as executive producers.
As Condon explains, “There’s something about this story – and specifically the score, which was written 25 years ago – that is just magical, and I think that’s what still draws people in and is what makes this such a special experience.”
Thanks to the artistry and imagination of Condon and a brilliant creative team, audiences of all ages are sure to be captivated by the story’s music, adventure and romance once again.
Product SKUs:Digital HD/SD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand
Feature Run Time:Approximately 123 minutes
Rating:PG in U.S., PG in CE, and G in CF
Aspect Ratio:Blu-ray Feature Film = 1080p High Definition / Widescreen 2.40
DVD Feature Film = Widescreen 2.40
Audio:Blu-ray = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA & 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks
DVD = English, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio
Languages/Subtitles:Blu-ray = English SDH, Spanish and French
DVD = English SDH, Spanish and French
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