BEAUTY AND THE BEAST home release is just as enchanting as the film

 One of the most beloved Disney animated movies of all time recently became one of the top grossing films for 2017 when it was relaunched as a live-action reboot. While we may somewhat wince with every announcement of a new live action movie reboot, it seems that the trend is quite lucrative and really, Disney is doing a pretty decent job with it.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is no exception. And while it wasn’t perfection, it was it was pretty great, and the newly released Blu-ray is pretty awesome, as well.

Hopefully, Disney will continue this trend with live action remakes announced for THE LITTLE MERMAID, ALADDIN, and the THE LION KING, which we got a sneak peek at the D23 Expo.

While in the past, DVD’s and even Blu-ray’s have come with slim pickings in terms of Bonus Features, this is not the cast for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!  With three versions of the film, hours of behind-scenes footage, there is something for everyone.

Here is everything in the Blu-ray for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST:

Bonus Features include:

BLU-RAY & DIGITAL HD:

  • Enchanted Table Read – A really fun feature in which we join the cast for the movie’s elaborately staged table read, complete with singing and dancing to live music, set pieces and more.
  • A Beauty of a Tale – Explores the process of transforming a beloved animated film into a new live-action classic.
  • The Women Behind “Beauty and the Beast” – Emma Watson introduces several of the talented women in all aspects of production who helped bring this enchanted tale to life.
  • Making a Moment with Celine Dion – Celine Dion shares what it’s like to sing “How Does a Moment Last Forever” – and be a part of the legacy of “Beauty and the Beast.”
  • From Song to Screen: Making the Musical Sequences – See what goes into making some of the best-known moments from “Beauty and the Beast.”
    • “Belle” — Filmmakers and cast reveal how it felt to shoot this memorable scene.
    • “Be Our Guest” — Discover all that went into creating this epic, primarily virtual performance.
    • “Gaston” — Join the cast for rehearsals and filming of this rousing, high-energy number.
    • “Beauty and the Beast” — You’re invited on set for the filming of this beloved, classic scene.
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Introduction by Director Bill Condon — Director Bill Condon presents a collection of scenes that, for one reason or another, ended up on the cutting-room floor.
    • Gaston Courts Belle — Pleased with himself after settling a disturbance with the townspeople, a triumphant Gaston attempts to woo Belle.
    • Bread and Jam for Agathe — On her morning market rounds, Belle stops by to see Agathe, the village beggar woman.
    • Storming the Ice Gates — The angry mob of villagers, led by Gaston, overwhelms the castle’s defenses.
    • Lumière Torches LeFou — As the fight rages around them, LeFou scuffles with Plumette … until he experiences a sudden, extremely heated interruption.
    • Monsieur Toilette — LeFou escapes from the brawl into a small room, where he’s startled by a castle resident.
    • Cogsworth Rescues Lumière — When Clothilde the fishmonger threatens Lumière, Cogsworth leaps into the fray.
    • Treacle the Lasses — Three village lasses chase Chip and Froufrou – Madame Garderobe’s dog-turned-footstool – into the kitchen, where a surprise awaits.
    • LeFou and Monsieur Toilette Reunite — After the spell is broken and the castle residents are returned to human form, LeFou and his new acquaintance meet again.
      
  • Extended Song: “Days in the Sun” – Learn more about Beast’s childhood in an alternate version of this beautiful song, introduced by director Bill Condon.
  • “Beauty and the Beast” Music Video – Award-winning artists Ariana Grande and John Legend perform a moving version of this iconic song.
  • Making the Music Video – Go on set to capture the magic as it happens in Ariana Grande and John Legend’s “Beauty and the Beast” music video.
  • Disney Song Selection – Jump directly to all your favorite songs and sing along with the movie.
    • “Belle”
    • “How Does a Moment Last Forever” (Music Box)
    • “Belle” (Reprise)
    • “Gaston”
    • “Be Our Guest”
    • “Days in the Sun”
    • “Something There”
    • “How Does a Moment Last Forever” (Montmartre)
    • “Beauty and the Beast”
    • “Evermore”
    • “The Mob Sing”
    • “Beauty and the Beast” (Finale)

DVD:

  • “Beauty and the Beast” Music Video

This is definitely a must-own for me. The audio, the picture, the Bonus Features, everything about the BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Blu-ray was just as enchanting as the film. I can’t wait to see what else Disney has in store for the other live action releases they have planed.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is now available to own on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital.

Author: Becca Blumenfeld Inigo

I've been on MouseInfo since 2005. I was a casual Disney fan until my visit to Disneyland on July 17, 2005. Since then, I've been hooked and haven't looked back!

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