• UK box office avoids Hollywood slump
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    Ben Arnold

    UK box office avoids Hollywood slump

    While the US has had one of the worst summers for over a decade, it appears that on this side of the pond things are going gangbusters.

  • Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty and the Beast
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    Ryan Leston

    Idris Elba auditioned for Beauty and the Beast

    It turns out that Idris Elba auditioned for an iconic Disney role in Beauty and the Beast.

  • Fans paying £50 for Primark's £5 Beauty and the Beast Chip cups
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    Ben Arnold

    Fans paying £50 for Primark's £5 Beauty and the Beast Chip cups

    Blink and you’d have missed the ‘Beauty of the Beast’ Chip character cups, not to mention the Chip purses on sale in Primark. “Our Chip Mug has been super popular and is now sold out with the exception of Kingston, Gateshead, Edinburgh, Leeds and Derby who have had a delay on their deliveries,” read a message from the retailer. The popularity of the Disney live-action remake, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, meanwhile, continues apace.

  • Beauty and the Beast: Behold Matt Ferguson's stunning alternative posters (exclusive)
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    Tom Butler

    Beauty and the Beast: Behold Matt Ferguson's stunning alternative posters (exclusive)

    Graphic designer and poster artist Matt Ferguson has built a reputation of creating stunning alternative movie posters over the last few years so we’re delighted to be able two share two of his latest creations for Disney’s live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’, and they’re absolutely beautiful.

  • 'It's 2017 for f*** sake': Ewan McGregor addresses Beauty and the Beast gay character controversy
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    Ben Skipper

    'It's 2017 for f*** sake': Ewan McGregor addresses Beauty and the Beast gay character controversy

    ‘Beauty and the Beast’ actor Ewan McGregor has addressed the so-called controversy concerning a “gay moment” in the upcoming Disney film involving Josh Gad’s character Le Fou. The Scotsman addressed the furore in as plain a way as possible, telling US talk-show host Stephen Colbert: “It’s 2017, for f*** sake.” Quite.

  • Emma Watson hits back at people who branded her a feminist hypocrite
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    Mike P Williams

    Emma Watson hits back at people who branded her a feminist hypocrite

    Actress Emma Watson has responded to recent criticism where people slammed her claims of being a feminist after a revealing Vanity Fair photo shoot. Former ‘Harry Potter’ star Watson is well known for her strong support for gender equality and is a proud feminist. Not only that but she’s currently a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and a big advocate of the HeforShe campaign which calls for men to support the need for equality.

  • Critics' first reactions to Disney's Beauty and the Beast are mixed
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    Mike P Williams

    Critics' first reactions to Disney's Beauty and the Beast are mixed

    It’s not long until audiences get to see the anticipated animation-to-live-action adaptation of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’; with the critics releasing their verdicts on the film.

  • QUIZ! How much do you know about Disney's Beauty and the Beast?
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    Ross McGuinness

    QUIZ! How much do you know about Disney's Beauty and the Beast?

    Next month sees the release of the eagerly awaited live-action version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Starring Emma Watson as Belle, the film is the latest in the recent slate of Disney re-dos of their cartoon classics. QUIZ: Can you recognise these UK train stations?

  • First look at Disney's stunning Beauty and The Beast merch line up
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    Yahoo Movies UK Staff

    First look at Disney's stunning Beauty and The Beast merch line up

    Be our guest and feast your eyes on some of the amazing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ merchandise that’s been released to celebrate the release of Disney’s live action remake of the animated classic. The product range has launched at Disney Store and other retailers to mark the release of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in cinemas 17 March.

  • The best movie posters of 2017... so far
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    Yahoo Movies UK Staff

    The best movie posters of 2017... so far

    These are the best 2017 movie posters, quads, and one-sheets released by Hollywood this year.

  • The final Beauty and the Beast trailer is here and it's magical
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    Ben Arnold

    The final Beauty and the Beast trailer is here and it's magical

    The lavish final trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has landed. And there’s the most footage yet of ‘Downton Abbey’ star Dan Stevens’ beast, not to mention the reimagining of the film’s theme tune by John Legend and Ariana Grande (originally sung by Angela Lansbury, of course). There are packs of wolves, dazzling set designs, CGI renderings of Lumière (Ewan McGregor) and Cogsworth (Sir Ian McKellen), and villagers with flaming torches lead by Luke Evans’ blusterous Gaston, chanting ‘kill the beast!’. ...

  • Emma Watson on why she chose Beauty and the Beast's Belle over Cinderella
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    Ben Skipper

    Emma Watson on why she chose Beauty and the Beast's Belle over Cinderella

    Emma Watson has confirmed that before signing on to play Belle in Disney’s upcoming live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ film, she turned down the lead in 2015’s live-action ‘Cinderella’.

  • This Emma Watson doll looks horrifyingly like Justin Bieber
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    Ben Arnold

    This Emma Watson doll looks horrifyingly like Justin Bieber

    Oh god, why? WHY?? Just where does one start with this new Disney doll, on sale at US retailer JC Penney, and which is currently doing its very best to break the internet. Unveiled to tie in with the release of the forthcoming live-action remake of ‘Beauty and the Beast’, it’s reputedly the likeness of ‘Harry Potter’ star Emma Watson, who’s playing Belle in the new movie. But once the resemblance to a certain Canadian popstar is pointed out, it’s all you can think about. when you order an emma watson doll online but a justin bieber doll in a yellow dress & a wig arrives instead pic.twitter. ...

  • Gaston in live-action Beauty and the Beast to be 'more risqué' than original
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    Ben Arnold

    Gaston in live-action Beauty and the Beast to be 'more risqué' than original

    Disney’s most conceited, muscle-bound narcissist Gaston is set to be even more musky and macho in the forthcoming live-action version of ‘Beauty and the Beast’. According to composer Alan Menken, there will be lines that were dropped from the original animation, as created by his late collaborator, the legendary lyricist and playwright Howard Ashman. “In Gaston, we had a treasure trove of lyrics that Howard [Ashman] had written that we did not put in the movie,” Menken told Entertainment Weekly.

  • Live action Beauty and the Beast: EW shares host of magical new images
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    Tom Butler

    Live action Beauty and the Beast: EW shares host of magical new images

    Entertainment Weekly has released the first look images from Disney’s highly anticipated live action remake of ‘Beauty and the Beast’. Starring Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, and Luke Evans and Gaston, the first images appear in the latest issue of EW that hits newsstands this week.

  • Paralympian masters Halloween costumery with epic Lumiere outfit
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    Ben Arnold

    Paralympian masters Halloween costumery with epic Lumiere outfit

    Josh Sundquist has once again won Halloween, his latest costume transforming him into Lumiere from Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The paralympic ski star has been turning out stunning costumes for the past few years, but has surpassed himself with this latest effort. ...