Beauty and The Beast Helmed by Horror Director


Beauty and The Beast To Release September 2016

Beauty and The Beast Film Sandra Vo-Anh, Christophe Gans Beauty and the Beast

Director: Christophe Gans

Sandra Vo-Anh (scenario and dialogue)
Christophe Gans (scenario and dialogue)
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (book)

Release Date: 23rd of September 2016
Release Format: Cinemas
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Genre: Fantasy, Romance

An unexpected romance blooms after the the youngest daughter of a merchant who has fallen on hard times offers herself to the mysterious beast to which her father has become indebted.

Director Christophe Gans is notable for his work on Silent Hill and The Brotherhood of the Wolf. Yet, Gans will set aside the blood and gore for his latest film. The accomplished director will bring the classic fairytale of Beauty and The Beast to life. Many Horror enthusiasts are familiar with Gans’ visual aesthetic to storytelling. With this in mind, expect to see stunning effects used in this upcoming productionBeauty and The Beast. Gans also co-wrote the screenplay in collaboration with Sandra Vo-Anh.

Actor Vincent Cassel stars as the titular character of The Prince.  Actress Léa Seydoux portrays the enchanted Belle. Rounding out the cast are:

André DussollierEduardo NoriegaMyriam CharleinsAudrey LamySara GiraudeauJonathan DemurgerNicolas GobLouka Meliava and Yvonne Catterfeld.

Beauty and The Beast will have a release engagement on the 23rd of September 2016. The targeted cities are set for Los Angeles, New York, and select major cities. A Nationwide theatrical releases will follow. The production is courtesy of Shout! Factory Films.

An exclusive first look trailer unveiled today in anticipation of the 23rd of September 2016 release.



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