'Beauty & The Beast' Star Emma Watson Singing Through Doll Shocks Fans; Actress Continues To Charm With TV Spot Clip
"Beauty and the Beast" clips and trailers have been circulating online, much to fans' delight, and the excitement is built all the more with a stellar cast. Recently, the producers announced that "Harry Potter" star and lead actress Emma Watson will not just be acting as Belle, she will also have a singing part.
"Beauty and the Beast" is one of the most awaited releases for 2017. An Instagram post by Jack Morrissey, one of the producers, highlights Emma Watson singing "Something There," one of the songs made popular by the earlier "Beauty and the Beast" franchise. After a fan posted the clip of a doll at Toys R' Us singing the song and Morrissey affirmed that it is really Watson's voice being heard.
The charm of the actress does not end there as Watson was also seen in a TV spot with her co-stars, greeting their fans for the holidays. In her official Instagram account, Watson was joined by Luke Evans, who plays Gaston, Josh Gad as Le Fou and The Beast himself, Dan Stevens, as they introduced the TV spot.
"Beauty and the Beast" was based from the Walt Disney animated movie of the same title which was shown in theaters back in 1991. The film won several Oscar awards in 1992, including Best Picture, Best Sound Mixing and Best Musical Score.
The story revolves around a prince who was cursed to live his life being a monstrous creature due to his selfishness, from which the only escape is to earn the love of a young woman. Many years later, a lady named Belle offers to take the place of her father who was captured by the Beast, learning only to love her captor along way through the magical entities within the castle. One antagonistic hunter in the nearby village looks to end the connection of the two and slay the dreaded creature. The live-action rendition of "Beauty and the Beast" is expected to hit the theaters on March 17, 2017.