Posters showcasing the cast of Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration have been released ahead of the special’s arrival on ABC on December 15th. The following day it will appear on Disney+. The cast photos show H.E.R. as Belle, Josh Groban as Beast, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Rita Moreno as the narrator, Martin Short as Lumier, David Alan Grier as Cogsworth, Shania Twain as Mrs. Potts, Rizwan Manji as LeFou, Leo Albelo Perry as Chip, and Jon Jon Briones as Maurice.
The posters can be seen here:
When it airs on December 15, Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration will be a hybrid of live-action and animation that will honor the original Disney animated film. While the original version will be shown, there will also be some surprises along the way. This includes some never seen before performances. Original songs will be performed live at the Walt Disney Studios. This performance will also showcase some new costume designs that draw inspiration from the original animated tale as old as time from 30 years ago.
Are you excited to see Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration? Will you be watching it on ABC or Disney+? What do you think of the casting? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!