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SEE IT: First Look At Entire Cast Of ABC’s ‘Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration’ Revealed

Just a few weeks ago we got our first look at the H.E.R. and Josh Groban as Belle and the Beast in ABC’s upcoming 30th anniversary celebration of Beauty and the Beast.

Today, the network finally unveiled first looks at the rest of the cast.

You can check out the entire ensemble (in their more modern costumes) below!

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION – key Art. (ABC)

As previously announced, five-time GRAMMY® and Academy Award-winning singer-songwriter H.E.R. will play the role of Belle; Tony®, Emmy® and GRAMMY-nominated artist Josh Groban will play the Beast; Tony and GRAMMY-nominated star Joshua Henry will play Gaston; EGOT winner and legend Rita Moreno will serve as the night’s narrator; celebrated comedian and Emmy Award-winning actor Martin Short will play Lumière; Tony Award winner David Alan Grier will play Cogsworth; Rizwan Manji will play Gaston’s loyal sidekick, LeFou; and Jon Jon Briones will play Belle’s loving father, Maurice. Viewers are also in for a major treat as five-time GRAMMY Award winner and top-selling female country pop artist Shania Twain is joined by rising star Leo Abelo Perry, playing everyone’s favorite mother-son duo, Mrs. Potts and Chip.

The special will feature never-before-seen musical performances, new sets, and costumes inspired by the classic story. Each performance, ABC says, will pay homage to the original animated favorite while also adding to its iconic story. Songs from the original animated classic will be performed in front of a live audience at Disney Studios.

Jon M. Chu (In The Heights) will serve as executive producer, while Hamish Hamilton (2020’s The Disney Family Singalong) will direct.

Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration is executive produced by Chu, who currently has an overall deal at Disney, and Hamilton’s Done and Dusted Productions, Walt Disney Television Alternative, Caitlin Foito, Raj Kapoor, Richard Kraft, and Katy Mullan.

You can catch Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration only on ABC on Thursday December 15. It’ll be available to stream exclusively on Disney+ the following day.

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