After conquering the box-office for the past eight-weeks, “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” has set a home box-office release date in June. The film is still doing quite well in theaters, remaining at number-five on the domestic charts last week. Walt Disney Studios will be quickly sending the popular live-action adaptation to Digital HD this summer, with the blu-ray release hitting stores on the same day. The digital version (Amazon $19) is already available for pre-order.
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” brought the story and characters audiences know and love to life and broke box-office records this year, grossing over $488M domestically and over $1.18B globally. Now the cinematic event arrives home on June 6 on Digital HD, Blu-ray, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand.
Fans who bring home “Beauty and the Beast” can celebrate the release with three ways to watch the movie – the original theatrical cut, the premiere cut with overture, and a musical experience with a sing-along version.
The release invites viewers to get up close and personal with the filmmakers and cast to see how this beloved animated film was transformed into a new live-action classic, from the first enchanted table read to a fascinating look at how the film was brought to life utilizing lavish sets, elaborately designed costumes and props, and state-of the-art technology. A feature on the amazing women behind the enchanted tale hosted by Emma Watson; and over 10 minutes of deleted scenes along with musical extras, including the “Beauty and the Beast” music video starring Ariana Grande and John Legend, Celine Dion’s heartfelt take on the new song “How Does a Moment Last Forever,” and jump directly to all you favorite unforgettable songs.
“Beauty and the Beast” stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci.