The live-action version of the Disney classic film Beauty and the Beast won't be in cinemas until 2017, but fans waiting in anticipation have just been treated to the first photos of the set, which show the updated animated versions of Cogsworth and Lumiere, the villainous Gaston and the Beast as a handsome Prince.
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Film producer Jack Morrissey shared the snaps on his Facebook page taken from a 'Sneak Peek' of the upcoming film, which will be available on Beauty and the Beast's 25th Anniversary Edition copy.
Dan Stevens will play Beast/Prince
One photo shows Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens, who will play the Prince/Beast, with Jack writing: "here is your very first look at Dan Stevens as the Prince/Beast."
He then shared a photo of Josh Gad and Luke Evans as LeFou and Gaston while performing a musical number, writing: "'I use antlers in all of my dec-o-rating...' Here's a moment of b-roll from a take on the "Gaston" musical number, with (l. to. r.) Alexis Loizon - Officiel as Stanley, Josh Gad as LeFou, and Luke Evans as Gaston."
Luke Evans and Josh Gad can be spotted performing 'Gaston'
In another photo, the candlestick Lumiere and clock Cogsworth are shown to have been given an ornate makeover, though Jack suggested this might not be their final look. He said: "These designs are close but may not be final."
The producer shared the designs for beloved characters Cogsworth and Lumiere
The trailer shows the Beast's derelict castle as Cogsworth and Lumiere discuss Belle, before showing a first look at the Harry Potter star as she examines an enchanted rose.