Not A Drill — Disney Just Released A Full Trailer For 'Beauty And The Beast'November 14, 2016
It's here! Disney just released a full-length trailer for the adapted, live-action film "Beauty and the Beast."
Emma Watson will star as Belle, but with a few feminist enhancements. "We tried to tweak things to make Belle more proactive and a bit more in charge of her own destiny," Watson said in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.
Perhaps the main storyline change that accomplishes Watson's vision is giving Belle a profession.
"In the animated movie, it's her father who is the inventor, and we actually co-opted that for Belle. We created a backstory for her, which was that she had invented a kind of washing machine, so that instead of doing laundry, she could sit and use that time to read."
She also will not be wearing a corset or ballet shoes, but instead will be dressed practically.
Save the date — "Beauty and the Beast" will be released March 17, 2017.
Correction: An earlier version of this post attributed Emma Watson's quote to the wrong source. It has since been updated.