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Beauty and the Beast is the tale as old as time that first hit screens as the Disney cartoon classic in 1991.

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We can’t hear the words Beauty and the Beast without humming the famous tune associated with the movie. And no wonder, it won the Academy Award for Best Original Score and Best Original Song for its title song.

It’s a film that for many defined their childhoods (or their children’s childhoods!) So, imagine our shock (and in some cases horror) to discover that Disney were carrying on their trend of live action remakes (see 2016’s The Jungle Book) to remake Beauty and the Beast!

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Speculation was rife about who would play the lead characters for months. We were thrilled to find out Downton Abbey heartthrob Dan Stevens (we still haven’t got over the death of Matthew) would be playing the Prince. Plus, although many people were unsure about the announcement that Harry Potter’s Emma Watson would play Belle, we were secretly optimistic.

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Finally, after months of waiting, Disney have released the first official full length trailer for the movie. It looks like it’s going to be epic, and you can’t deny – Emma Watson certainly looks the part!

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So, what do you think? Take a look at the trailer here and let us know….

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