To rejoice the 30th anniversary of Disney’s animated “Beauty and the Beast,” ABC will air a two-hour distinctive called “Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration” on December 15.
The unique will be government generated by Jon M. Chu and directed by Hamish Hamilton. It will be a hybrid of animation and live-action, with musical performances woven all through the primary attribute film.
There will be new sets and costumes impressed by the story. Music from the first film will be executed in entrance of a stay audience at Disney Studios. The cast has not been introduced.
“‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a timeless tale and we’re so fortuitous to get the job done with artistic mastermind Jon M. Chu and veteran director Hamish Hamilton to convey a present day twist to this beloved common for an unforgettable evening of Disney magic,” mentioned Craig Erwich, president of Hulu Originals and ABC Leisure. “Stacked with unforgettable performances, this will be a must-see special event for supporters of the original and for the new era being introduced to this cherished tale.”
“‘Beauty and the Beast’ was generally a activity-changing cinematic knowledge for me,” claimed Chu. “When the animated movie arrived out, I viewed it many moments in the 1st weekend. It confirmed me the outer limits of what animated artists and storytellers could achieve, so the reality that I get to govt produce a tribute to all the creatives that manufactured this masterpiece by our Electric powered Someplace firm is a desire I didn’t even feel was attainable. With earth-class creatives and talent to reinterpret the traditional musical figures (with a few surprises), I can’t wait around for the audiences, in person and at dwelling, to working experience what we have in retail store for them. It is a accurate celebration of creative imagination.”
“Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration” will air at 8:00 p.m. EST on December 15. It will be offered on Disney+ the following day.