Disney is currently working on a brand new “Beauty and the Beast” prequel Disney+ series currently called “Little Town”, that will star Luke Evans and Josh Gad in the roles they made famous in the hit live-action feature film, Gaston and LeFou.
The music, romance, comedy and adventure of the Beauty and the Beast universe continues in this prequel series that explores the kingdom in the years before the Beast and Belle’s epic romance. We will witness the destinies of many familiar characters take shape as they cross paths with new characters — including an unconventional and modern take on the traditional “Disney Princess” – as they experience their own exciting epic adventures and romances, all set to an original soundtrack from Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken.
According to “The DisInsider”, they are reporting that the series will be directed by Liesl Tommy, who has previously directed a stage version of Disney’s “Frozen” at the Hyperion at Disneyland in Anaheim, California and she as directed a number of different shows in theatres all over the United States.
While on the screen, she has previously directed episodes of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” and “The Walking Dead” She will also be directing the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic “Respect”.
No Disney+ release date for the 8 episode series has yet been announced.
Are you looking forward to this new “Beauty and the Beast” series heading to Disney+?