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Weekend Box Office: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Set March Opening Record with $170M

March Opening Record

Walt Disney Pictures‘ live-action fairy tale Beauty and the Beast set the #1 March debut ever with $170 million, besting Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘s $ 166 million.

The female-fueled update of the classic 1991 animated musical, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in the title roles, is the #1 PG-rated movie debut of all time, beating out previous champ Finding Dory‘s $135 million.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Introduces Disney Movies First Ever Openly Gay Character

Beauty And The Beast

Josh Gad plays Disney’s first openly gay character in the new, hotly anticipated, live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, and this “nice, exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie” is reportedly a dedication to the animated film’s late lyricist Howard Ashman who was gay and died of AIDS in 1991 before the film’s release.

According to director Bill Condon, the “gay moment” will come during a scene in which the bumbling sidekick to the story’s main antagonist Gaston, played by Luke Evans, explores his sexuality.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Final Trailer Will Give You Serious Goosebumps

Disney's Live-Action Film

Disney has revealed the final Beauty and the Beast trailer and it will give you some serious goosebumps if you are a big fan of gorgeous European telling of this European tale.

The upcoming live-action remake of the 1991 animated film features Ariana Grande and John Legend‘s duet of the iconic titular song and the trailer gives fans a first listen of it.

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ is 2017’s Most Anticipated by Fandango

Most Anticipated Movie

Disney-Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Episode VIII topped Fandango‘s annual survey of the coming year’s most anticipated movies. In second place is Disney and Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 with Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast making up the top 3 for 2017.

Outside of Disney movies, Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman and Sony-Marvel’s origins story Spider-Man: Homecoming round out the top five.

First Full Trailer for Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Debuts

Disney's Live-Action

Hot on the heels of the movie’s new poster, Disney has released the first full trailer for their live-action Beauty and the Beast movie, starring Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, and Luke Evans as Gaston.

Directed by Bill Condon, the new film will reportedly feature unused lyrics from the 1991 animated film that were penned by the late Howard Ashman.

Romantic Poster for Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Revealed

Disney's Live-Action Adaptation

The British actress Emma Watson has shared a new romantic poster for Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, which is a nice tribute to the original theatrical poster for the animated classic of 1991.

See Emma Watson in Disney’s ‘Beauty & The Beast’ Teaser Trailer

New Disney Live-Action

Disney has released the first trailer for their new live-action retelling of the classic fairytale, Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson as Belle.

Directed by Bill Condon, and co-starring Dan Stevens as Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston,