'Beauty And The Beast' Full Length Featurette Released! New Concept Art, Set Pics, Recording Sessions

Liz Kelley

There's something here that wasn't here before, and it's pretty incredible.

Last week, the world watched wide-eyed as they saw Emma Watson and Dan Stevens speak their first full lines to each other (or, at least, the first we've seen). But now, with the release of the 25th Anniversary Diamond Edition of the 1991 classic film, we've been given a deeper look into the live-action Beauty and the Beast set to release in March of 2017.

If you haven't seen it yet, don't worry. You've come to the right place. However, if you don't want any spoilers, then stop right now.

First, let's recap: the public has heard the voices of many characters including Belle, Lumiere, and Cogsworth, and they've seen some very basic concept art. But what about live shots? What about costumes? What about sets? Well, it's all in the featurette.

We've all seen the picture with the cast of Beauty and the Beast. Maybe even some of us have seen this candid pic from Emma Watson.

We all know who's playing the characters, but what many people want to see is the actors in action -- and Disney just got us one step closer.

There's even a concept art image of Emma Watson in her Belle costume. The designers and artists working on this film are obviously passionate about retaining the original flare of the 1991 film. Watson dons an iconic blue dress over a white blouse. Tucked by her waist are a couple of towels, emphasizing her social class.

"When something is so perfect, why get near it? The answer is technology has caught up to the ideas that were introduced in that movie."

"'I can't picture anyone else, honestly. She's Belle for me now entirely,' said Menken of Emma Watson via Yahoo UK. The composer also commended Dan Stevens as Beast and Luke Evans as Gaston. Menken said that the cast of live action 'Beauty and the Beast' is a 'dream cast.'"

Their chemistry is so good that it begs the question: could there be something more there? Who knows, maybe one of Disney's favorite couples will actually end up together in real life. Talk about a dream come true.

[Image via Disney]