“Frozen” actor Josh Gad gave a sneek peek of what fans can expect in the live action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” starring Emma Watson.
The comedian posted a selfie on his Instagram showing Emma Watson, Kevin Kline, Luke Evans and Dan Stevens squeezing together to be included in the photo.
Josh Gad, who played Olaf in “Frozen,” wrote, “Can’t wait for you to be our guest.” One fan noted, “Absolutely in love with this crew so far.” Another wrote, “cannot wait omg i so excited *_*” “I want to pee myself from excitement,” another of his followers commented.
The Josh Gad Instagram selfie with his “Beauty and the Beast” co-stars got almost 25,000 “likes” so far.
“The photo marks the first time that we’ve seen some of the stars together since the casting announcements first began surfacing back in January,” said E! News .
“But this group of famous faces aren’t the only ones we can expect to see on the big screen come March,” it added.
“Emma Thompson has signed on to play Mrs.
Potts, Ian McKellen will star as Cosgworth, Audra McDonald will play Madame de la Grande Bouche and Gugu Mbatha-Raw will undoubtedly shine as Plumette in the upcoming Bill Condon-directed picture.” In the “Beauty and the Beast” live action film, at least according to Josh Gad’s Instagram selfie, Emma Watson will play Belle, Dan Sevens is the Beast, Kevin Kline will play Belle’s father, and Luke Evens will be Gaston.
The “Frozen” actor, meanwhile, will play Le Fou, the bumbling sidekick of Gaston.
The “Beauty and the Beast” is scheduled for release on March 17, 2017.
“Disney’s live-action Cinderella, starring Lily James, opened to $68 million domestically this past weekend,” The Hollywood Reporter noted.
“Elsewhere on the live-action remake front, Disney has a new version of The Jungle Book and the sequel to Alice in Wonderland in the pipeline.”