A new musical series, that will serve as a prequel to the hit 2017 live-action film of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has been approved by an OTT platform.
As indicated by E! News, the series won’t include Emma Watson as the titular beauty nor Dan Stevens as the titular beast, however will focus on Gaston, LeFou/Louie and a new character as Louie’s stepsister Tilly. The show additionally comes complete with a new soundtrack by incredible Disney composer Alan Menken.
The new story will be set years before the events of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and will follow Gaston, LeFou and Tilly on an “unexpected journey” after an amazing disclosure from Tilly’s past comes to light.
It read, “While the mysteries of the past are uncovered and the dangers of the present grow, old friends and new enemies reveal that this familiar kingdom harbours many secrets.”
Gad will Gad  produce the series close by ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ makers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. Tony-nominated director Liesl Tommy will likewise serve as an executive producer.
A statement from the producers additionally uncovered that the show will likewise dive into the origins of the beast’s curse.
“For anyone who’s ever wondered how a brute like Gaston and a goof like LeFou could have ever become friends and partners, or how a mystical enchantress came to cast that fateful spell on the prince-turned-beast, this series will finally provide those answers…and provoke a whole new set of questions.”
What Gaston, LeFou and LeFou’s stepsister have to do with the beast’s curse stays to be seen. Production on this interesting musical extravaganza will start in spring 2022.

A new musical series, that will serve as a prequel to the hit 2017 live-action film of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has been approved by an OTT platform.
As indicated by E! News, the series won’t include Emma Watson as the titular beauty nor Dan Stevens as the titular beast, however will focus on Gaston, LeFou/Louie and a new character as Louie’s stepsister Tilly. The show additionally comes complete with a new soundtrack by incredible Disney composer Alan Menken.
The new story will be set years before the events of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and will follow Gaston, LeFou and Tilly on an “unexpected journey” after an amazing disclosure from Tilly’s past comes to light.
It read, “While the mysteries of the past are uncovered and the dangers of the present grow, old friends and new enemies reveal that this familiar kingdom harbours many secrets.”
Gad will Gad  produce the series close by ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ makers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. Tony-nominated director Liesl Tommy will likewise serve as an executive producer.
A statement from the producers additionally uncovered that the show will likewise dive into the origins of the beast’s curse.
“For anyone who’s ever wondered how a brute like Gaston and a goof like LeFou could have ever become friends and partners, or how a mystical enchantress came to cast that fateful spell on the prince-turned-beast, this series will finally provide those answers…and provoke a whole new set of questions.”
What Gaston, LeFou and LeFou’s stepsister have to do with the beast’s curse stays to be seen. Production on this interesting musical extravaganza will start in spring 2022.

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