More cast members have been announced for the upcoming ones Beauty and the Beast Special airing on ABC this holiday season.
Shania Twain is one of the seven cast members announced for Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration, billed as a “reimagining” of the 1991 animated film. The special will mix animation and live-action performances. While it will be taped in front of a live audience, the special is not scheduled to air live.
Oscar and Grammy winning entertainer YOU was previously announced to play Belle. More cast members have now been confirmed for the special.
The special will air Thursday, December 15 at 8:7c on ABC and stream the next day on Disney+.
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SHE as Belle
Josh Groban as the beast
Josh Groban previously recorded the song “Evermore” for the soundtrack of the live-action film version of Beauty and the Beast.
Joshua Henry as Gaston
Joshua Henry is currently starring in the musical on Broadway In the forest.
Rita Moreno as the narrator
ABC Says Oscar Winners Rita Moreno will “take viewers on a journey through the classic enchanted tale.”
David Alan Grier as Cogsworth
David Alan Grier will play the part of the clock, Cogsworth.
Martin Short as Lumiere
We can’t wait to watch Martin Kurz Perform “Be Our Guest”.
Shania Twain as Mrs Potts
Shania Twain gets a chance to sing the theme song “Beauty and the Beast” during the special.
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