March 21, 2023

The furry half of ABC’s Magnificence and the Beast particular could have an attractive singing voice, at the least: Josh Groban will play the Beast within the upcoming thirtieth anniversary celebration, the community introduced on Friday.

The chart-topping singer — who additionally recorded a track for the 2017 Magnificence and the Beast live-action movie starring Emma Watson — joins H.E.R., who was introduced as enjoying the position of Belle again in July. Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration is billed as a “reimagining” of the traditional 1991 animated movie, with a mix of animation and live-action performances to be taped in entrance of a dwell viewers. It airs Thursday, Dec. 15 at 8/7c on ABC and can stream on Disney+ the following day.

Together with Groban, Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time) joins the forged because the night’s narrator, “taking viewers on a journey by the traditional enchanted story,” per the official description. Plus, Tony nominee Joshua Henry (See, Broadway’s Carousel) will play the brutish villain Gaston. Hamish Hamilton will direct the particular, with Jon M. Chu serving as an govt producer.

Extra castings will probably be introduced at a later date. Are you excited to see Groban and firm carry Magnificence and the Beast to life? Hit the feedback to share your ideas.  

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