FIRST LISTEN: New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Song 'Days in the Sun' + Emma Thompson Performs Title Song
Below, check out a first listen to two new songs from Disney's highly anticipated live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - "Days in the Sun", performed by Audra McDonald and Ewan McGregor, and a "A Change in Me," performed by Emma Watson! In addition, we've got a first listen to a brand new version of "Beauty and the Beast", performed by Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts.
In a recent interview, composer Alan Menken described 'Days in the Sun' as "a lullaby as all the objects and characters living in the castle are going to sleep they're all singing about remembering before the spell."
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST hits theaters on March 17th. The story and characters audiences know and love come to spectacular life in the live-action adaptation of Disney's animated classic "Beauty and the Beast," a stunning, cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told. "Beauty and the Beast" is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the kind heart of the true Prince within. The film stars: Emma Watson as Belle; Dan Stevens as the Beast; Luke Evans as Gaston, the handsome, but shallow villager who woos Belle; Kevin Kline as Maurice, BELLE'S father; Josh Gad as LeFou, Gaston's long-suffering aide-de-camp; Ewan McGregor as Lumière, the candelabra; Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, the harpsichord; Audra McDonald as Madame de Garderobe, the wardrobe; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, the feather duster; Hattie Morahan as the enchantress; and Nathan Mack as Chip, the teacup; with Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, the mantel clock; and Emma Thompson as the teapot, Mrs. Potts.
Directed by Bill Condon based on the 1991 animated film "Beauty and the Beast," the screenplay is written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos and produced by Mandeville Films' David Hoberman, p.g.a. and Todd Lieberman, p.g.a. with Jeffrey Silver, Thomas Schumacher and Don Hahn serving as executive producers.