When Is the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Prequel Series Coming to Disney+?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Luke Evans as Gaston

Beauty and the Beast followers have a brand new take a look at this dynamic duo. Thanks to Disney’s streaming platform, there’s an authentic collection within the works, starring LeFou and Gaston. When does this authentic tv present debut on Disney+? Here’s what we find out about LeFou and Gaston prequel. 

Luke Evans as Gaston
Luke Evans | Laurie Sparham/Disney

Disney+ is making a ‘Beauty and the Beast’ associated collection

It’s a story as previous as time and in 2017, Disney gave Beauty and the Beast a live-action adaptation. Now, an prolonged model of their story is coming to Disney+, as a prequel collection unique to subscribers. 

Disney already has a slew of authentic tv reveals accessible on its streaming platform. That contains the Disney Channel-based High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and The Mandalorian. Additionally, this isn’t the primary Beauty and the Beast spinoff created by Disney. (Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas can also be on Disney+.)

Actor Emma Watson accepts Best Actor in a Movie for 'Beauty and the Beast'Actor Emma Watson accepts Best Actor in a Movie for 'Beauty and the Beast'
Actor Emma Watson accepts Best Actor in a Movie for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ | Kevin Winter/Getty Images

This spinoff will characteristic characters LeFou and Gaston from the live-action adaptation 

As a lot as we’d love to move again to the enchanted fortress with Belle and the Beast, this story follows the unlikely pair of Gaston and LeFou. The collection stars the identical actors from the live-action adaptation, Luke Evans and Josh Gad respectively, and is written by Once Upon a Time’s Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, based on The Hollywood Reporter.

“Sources say the Beauty and the Beast prequel stemmed from Kitsis and Horowitz’s time working with Gad on the scrapped Muppets Live Another Day comedy collection that was within the works for months at Disney+… Conversations concerning the untitled Beauty and the Beast prequel started shortly after the trio determined to depart Muppets,” the article continues.

The live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast additionally options one in every of Disney’s first brazenly LGBTQ characters, LeFou. Presumably, this collection will element extra of LeFou’s expertise earlier than stumbling into the enchanted fortress. However, nothing has been confirmed by the studio.

This will not be the primary spinoff introduced by Disney. There’s reportedly a tv present based mostly on the live-action Aladdin within the works, starring Billy Magnussen because the dimwitted but endearing Prince Anders. There’s no phrase concerning when, or if this spinoff will debut, particularly due to the criticism it acquired from followers. 

When does the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ collection debut on Disney+

There’s no official premiere date for this spinoff collection. Production already started on Disney+ tv reveals like High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and The Mandalorian, that are set for his or her debut throughout Fall 2020. 

Additionally, manufacturing since halted for upcoming collection’ for a number of streaming platforms, together with HBO’s Euphoria, because of the surge in coronavirus instances. Presumably, which means the Beauty and the Beast spinoff won’t debut till a minimum of winter 2020. More info can be introduced within the coming months. 

In the meantime, followers can binge-watch the unique Beauty and the Beast and the live-action adaptation on Disney’s streaming platform. To be taught extra about Disney+ and to subscribe, go to their web site. 

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