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Beauty & The Beast Pulled From Cinemas In Kuwait

The Disney movie opened in the predominantly Muslim country on Thursday (16Mar17) and was playing to packed theatres over the weekend (17-19Mar17), but those hoping to see the film on Monday (20Mar17) were...

Luke Evans Liberated By Role

Luke Evans found his role in 'Beauty and the Beast' ''liberating''.The 37-year-old actor relished every moment of playing the ''ridiculous, self-absorbed and terrifying'' villain Gaston in the new live-action take on the classic fairytale because...

Josh Gad Surprises Beauty And The Beast Moviegoers

The Frozen star, who plays LeFou in the live-action adaptation of the beloved Disney movie, greeted fans and joined them for a sing-a-long at the AMC Loews theatre, before heading over to the...

Julie Andrews Pleads With Donald Trump Not To Cut Arts Funding

The 81-year-old actress and her daughter Emma Hamilton voiced their fears over Trump's suggestion that funding may be cut to organisations such as the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts and...

James Corden & Beauty And The Beast Stars Recreate Movie Musical On Crosswalk

Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, and Josh Gad joined the British actor/comedian, who took on the role of Belle in the Crosswalk Theatre Company's quirky take on the film. The troupe entertained motorists...

Disney Movie Bosses Won't Edit Beauty And The Beast For Malaysia Release

Josh Gad's portrayal of LeFou has caused a stir as Disney's first gay character, with bosses at a cinema in Alabama refusing to screen the film and censors in Russia slapping a 16+...

Ewan Mcgregor Pokes Fun At Cinema Bosses Over Beauty And The Beast Gay Drama

The owners of the Henagar Drive-In Theatre have taken exception to director Bill Condon's big reveal that his LeFou character, played by Gad, in the new film is Disney's first-ever LGBTQ character, and...

Beauty And The Beast Screenings Pulled In Malaysia

Josh Gad's portrayal of LeFou has caused a stir as Disney's first gay character, who realises he has feelings for villain Gaston, portrayed by Luke Evans. According to the Associated Press, a...

Luke Evans And Josh Gad Smash 'Beauty And The Beast' Themed Prank Call

'Beauty and the Beast' stars Luke Evans and Josh Gad got a break from the regular round of generic promotional interviews when they appeared on The Matt Edmondson Show on BBC Radio 1 last week....

Emma Watson Praises Josh Gad

Emma Watson thinks Josh Gad's ''subtle'' performance in 'Beauty and the Beast' is ''fantastic''.The 26-year-old actress - who plays Belle in the new live-action version of the fairytale - has heaped praise on her co-star...

Beauty & The Beast Slapped With 16+ Rating In Russia

Russia's Culture Ministry officials have slapped a 16+ rating on the new Emma Watson film, which is being touted as a family-friendly movie around the rest of the world. The decision comes...

Josh Gad Hates Horses After Beauty & The Beast Drama

Unlike his sidekick Luke Evans, who reteamed with the horse he had used in The Hobbit films, Gad had never been in the saddle before - and he hopes he'll never have to...

Josh Gad: Beauty And The Beast Is About 'Unity'

Josh Gad has branded 'Beauty and the Beast' as a film about ''unity''.The 36-year-old actor stars as LeFou in the live-action remake of the 1991 Disney animated classic, and has praised the movie for touching...

Bigots Are Going Out Of Their Way To Ban 'Beauty And The Beast'

The revelation that the upcoming live action version of 'Beauty and the Beast' will feature Disney's first gay character has caused predictable controversy, with one Alabama drive-in even going as far as banning screenings of...

Josh Gad Teases Beauty And The Beast Character's 'Incredible Moment'

The 36-year-old actor plays Gaston's sidekick Le Fou, who will be Disney’s first openly gay character, and spoke recently about his character's complicated relationship with his friend Gaston, played by Luke Evans....

Josh Gad Stole Wedding Ring From Film Set

Josh Gad stole his wedding ring from a film set.The 35-year-old actor - who married Ida Darvish, the mother of his two daughters, in 2008 - had his original piece of martial jewellery stolen...

Josh Gad: Playing Disney's First Gay Character Is 'Incredible'

Josh Gad says portraying Disney's first ever openly gay character is ''incredible''.The 36-year-old takes on the role of LeFou in the live-action remake of 'Beauty and the Beast', and has said the plot alteration that...

Alabama Cinema Bosses Boycott Beauty & The Beast Over Gay Character

The owners of the Henagar Drive-In Theatre have taken exception to director Bill Condon's big reveal that his LeFou in the new film is Disney's first-ever LGBTQ character. A statement on the...

Josh Gad Stole Wedding Ring From Film Set

Josh Gad stole his wedding ring from a film set.The 35-year-old actor - who married Ida Darvish, the mother of his two daughters, in 2008 - had his original piece of martial jewellery stolen...

Beauty And The Beast To Feature Disney's First Gay Character

'Beauty and the Beast' includes the first openly gay character in Disney history.Josh Gad plays the role of LeFou in the live-action remake of the 1991 animated classic, and it has now been revealed that...

'Beauty And The Beast' The First Disney Movie To Represent The Lgbt Community

In a move that will no doubt thrill LGBT people around the world, 'Beauty and the Beast' is to become the first film in Disney history to feature an 'exclusively gay moment'. With Emma Watson...

Dan Stevens Explains Beauty And The Beast's Lgbt Appeal

Dan Stevens believes the lead characters in 'Beauty and the Beast' are popular with the LGBT community because of the discrimination they face.The 34-year-old actor stars as The Beast opposite Emma Watson in the new...

Luke Evans Found Beauty And The Beast Great 'Fun'

Luke Evans found playing Gaston in 'Beauty and the Beast' great ''fun''.The 37-year-old actor took on the role of then main villain in the fantasy movie, which is a live-action remake of the 1991 Disney...

Dan Stevens' Beastly Struggle

Dan Stevens almost passed out every day while filming 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 34-year-old actor had to don a heavy, hairy, bulky suit for the role in the live-action movie, while also tackling the ''very...

Josh Gad And Friends Fail To Convince Daisy Ridley To Spill Star Wars Secrets

The British actress reprises her role as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens sequel The Last Jedi, but, like with all projects in the sci-fi franchise, the cast and crew have been...

Josh Gad Recalls The First Time He Watched Beauty And The Beast

Disney's live action remake of 'Beauty and the Beast' is, at this point, pretty much guaranteed to be a solid release of the year with a stellar cast and a visually stunning set. But for...

A Dog's Purpose Trainers Claim Controversial Video Was 'Falsely Edited'

Video footage of a trainer forcing the dog, named Hercules, into a pool of rushing water surfaced last week (ends20Jan17), prompting officials at animal rights group PETA to call for a boycott of the film,...

'A Dog's Purpose' Under Fire Over Alleged Animal Cruelty On Set

Animal lovers and PETA have reacted with anger after a dog was seen apparently being forced into a stream of running water on the set of Dennis Quaid's new film 'A Dog's Purpose'. Producers from...

Josh Gad 'Shaken' By Animal Treatment On A Dog's Purpose

A video obtained by TMZ.com emerged on Wednesday (18Jan17) showed a man trying to place the canine into rushing water during a second unit shoot for the family movie in Winnipeg, Canada in...

Emma Watson: I Aspire To Be Like Belle From Beauty And The Beast

Emma Watson aspires to be like Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 26-year-old actress has revealed that after rejecting the chance to star in Disney's 'Cinderella', she accepted the role of Belle in the upcoming...

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