Disney has made a nice weekend for themselves. They had Star Wars celebration, dropped the new trailer and some info on Rogue One. They upped the marketing for Avengers; Age of Ultron set to drop May 1st, and had their London premier of the film. Now they have decided to release the the latest casting for the much anticipated live action version of The Beauty and The Beast. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story today, that everybody’s favorite talking candle Lumiere will be portrayed by none other than Ewan McGregor.
Yes that is right Ewan McGregor joins an absolutely star studded cast as, what some might say, the most lovable character the film has to offer. With McGregor now joining the cast is as follows:
Belle — Emma Watson (Harry Potter)
Dan Stevens — The Beast (Downton Abbey)
Luke Evans — Gaston (Dracula Untold)
Josh Gad — Le Fou (The Wedding Ringer)
Cogsworth — Sir Ian McKellen (The Lord of The Rings)
Garderobe — Audra McDonald (Private Practice)