A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involved some crooked cops.
The beloved tale is being retold for the big screen with a modern live-action lens and the help of transformative CG magic. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens star as Belle and the Beast/Prince respectively, and Luke Evans plays the role of Gaston. Emma Thompson has joined the cast as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Belle's father, Maurice.
Eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken, who won two Academy Awards for the 1991 animated classic, scores the film, which features new recordings of the original songs in addition to several new songs written by Menken and Sir Tim Rice. Bill Condon directs from a script by Stephen Chbosky, and the film is produced by Mandeville Films' David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman.