The Stars Come Out for Beauty and the Beast World Premiere

The world publicity tour for Beauty and the Beast continued in Hollywood with a red carpet event that celebrated the World Premiere of this live-action remake of a beloved animated classic. Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, director Bill Condon and composer Alan Menken took a stroll down the red carpet before entering the El Capitan Theatre for the premiere. Here are photos chronicling the evening: 

Beauty and the Beast, which brings the story and characters audiences know and love to life in a stunning, cinematic event, opens in theaters nationwide on March 17.