Ian McKellen Cast as Cogsworth in Disney’s Live Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Variety has announced that actor Ian McKellen has been cast as the lovable clock, Cogsworth, in the upcoming live action “Beauty and the Beast” film. Though some of you might be confused to see McKellen in a different role than that of a wizard.


Starring alongside Emma Watson who has been cast as Belle, Cogsworth is a character that was effected by the Beast’s curse in the Disney Animated Classic.

The film’s production is said to being later this year and has a release date of March 17, 2017. Bill Condon will direct this film.

Do you think Ian McKellen was the right choice?

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