Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ now highest-grossing movie of all time in PH

MANILA, April 12, 2017 – The retelling of a classic fairytale has now rewritten the record books! Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” is now officially the biggest-grossing movie ever released in the Philippines. The romantic, fantasy musical posted a cumulative gross of a jolting P667.46-M yesterday, its 27th day of release, and effectively overtakingContinue reading “Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ now highest-grossing movie of all time in PH”

Talking household objects are scene-stealers in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

A gentlemanly candelabra and a fastidious mantel clock. These are just two of the memorable characters in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, specifically, the enchanted household objects who can now speak as a result of the spell that transformed their master, a young Prince, into a Beast. The household objects are the former members ofContinue reading “Talking household objects are scene-stealers in ‘Beauty and the Beast’”

‘Beauty and the Beast’ makes P541.67-M in 11 days, now PH’s 6th highest-grossing film

MANILA, March 27, 2017 – Disney’s live-action fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast” dazzled again at No.1 on its second weekend at the box-office, grossing with a massive P541.67-M in just 11 days. This figure puts it at sixth place in the rankings of all-time highest-grossing movies in the Philippine industry. This was announced todayContinue reading “‘Beauty and the Beast’ makes P541.67-M in 11 days, now PH’s 6th highest-grossing film”

‘Beauty and the Beast’ opening weekend rakes US$14.9-M in SE Asia

Singapore, 20th March 2017 – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast charms its way to the hearts of audiences in Southeast Asia, taking in a remarkable cumulative box office of USD$14.9million across the region on its’ opening weekend. The live-action adaptation of the beloved classic tale opened to the number one position at the box officeContinue reading “‘Beauty and the Beast’ opening weekend rakes US$14.9-M in SE Asia”

‘Beauty and the Beast’ posts year’s biggest 1st day gross with P47.2-M

MANILA, March 17, 2017 – Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” put a spell at the Philippine box-office, grossing an enchanted P47.2-M on its first day, March 16, and effectively breaking the record for the industry’s biggest opening day for 2017. This was announced today by a spokesman of the Walt Disney Studios Philippines. “Beauty andContinue reading “‘Beauty and the Beast’ posts year’s biggest 1st day gross with P47.2-M”

Meet the beloved characters of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

As Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast has bowed on the big screen, here are the official descriptions of the beloved fairy tale’s characters. And when searching for talent to bring the beloved animated characters to life on screen, the filmmakers canvassed the worlds of film, television, music and theatre to find the performers best suitedContinue reading “Meet the beloved characters of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’”

MOVIE REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Beauty and the Beast is far from perfection but still proves to hit the right spot in our hearts, the same way the animated feature did way back in 1991. Bill Condon’s Beauty and the Beast had huge shoes to fill as it’ll be marking a pinnacle in bringing the beloved animated Disney film faithfullyContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast (2017)”

Luke Evans swaggers as Gaston in live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Welsh actor Luke Evans (The Girl on the Train, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) smashes his way to playing Gaston, the shallow and arrogant villager intent on marrying Belle (Emma Watson) in Disney’s live-action fantasy adventure, Beauty and the Beast. A former War hero, Gaston holds court in the village tavern and has everyContinue reading “Luke Evans swaggers as Gaston in live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’”

Dan Stevens plays cursed prince in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Attaining global stardom and acclaim for his performance as the dashing Matthew Crawley in the Golden Globe®-winning drama Downton Abbey, Dan Stevens now stars in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, opposite Emma Watson’s Belle. The British thespian plays the Beast, a spoiled and arrogant Prince transformed by the curse of an enchantress.Continue reading “Dan Stevens plays cursed prince in ‘Beauty and the Beast’”

Emma Watson captures heart as Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Known to global audiences as the spunky and smart wizard Hermione in the Harry Potter franchise, Emma Watson is now poised to be fondly remembered as Belle, the shrewd villager who yearns for adventure, in the live-action retelling of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. For over a decade, the British actress has charmed audiences playingContinue reading “Emma Watson captures heart as Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’”