The week is short for a such emotional moment! Beauty and The Beast new version is released on March 17th and we are more than happy! The animated version of Beauty and the Beast came out in 1991, but now Disney bring a classic movie with some important inclusions that take part of a controversy. Disney dare for a change of mind. Something surreal and lovely for people like me that want to hear more this kind of practices and applause the movements to avoid the double standards.
By May Ramallo
If you are not aware, you need to check this before the release. Let’s see my 10 Beauty Facts of the Beauty and The Beast.
1.- The live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast will feature Disney’s first ever gay character and love scene.
2.- Bill Condon -Beauty and The Beast Director- talked with Attitude Magazine on gay moments in Beauty and the Beast and sayd “this is a spirit of inclusion and a celebration of love”.
3.- Bill Condon -Beauty and The Beast Director- talked also about his surprise and happiness after get noticed that this is the second interracial kiss in Disney history… in the movie directed by him.
4.- When the first Beauty and the Beast trailer was released last year it had almost 130 million views in 24 hours.
5.- Disney are calling it their first ever “exclusively gay moment” on film. Speaking with Attitude Magazine, director Bill Condon believes LeFou’s role breaks new ground when it comes to LGBT visibility on screen. LeFou tries to come to terms with feelings for Gaston that swing between lust and admiration, as a side-plot to the main story.
5.- Emma Watson plays Belle, the young girl who falls in love with a monstrous beast with a dark secret. Watson has previously spoken about how she wanted to make the role of Belle more feminist.
6.- The cast includes Ewan McGregor, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Kevin Kline and Stanley Tucci.
7.- Let’s see a Disney movie closer to the reality, boosting a social progress and a message of tolerance. Inclusion doesn’t affect humanity, integration makes a better world for everyone. And I can’t wait to see this movie with my family.
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