It seems that Disney have found who they want to play Beast in their upcoming live action adaptation of the fan favourite Beauty and the Beast. Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) has been confirmed to star alongside Emma Watson in the film. Both actors took to twitter to celebrate the casting.
With this news comes the news that Luke Evans (The Hobbit) has been in talks to play dastardly Gaston in the film with rumours that Emma Thompson will be lined up for the role of Mrs. Potts. We cannot wait to be their guest.