Ewan McGregor and Stanley Tucci Join 'Beauty and the Beast' Cast

by Rosalyn Oshmyansky 5:10 PM PDT, April 21, 2015
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Disney's live-action version of Beauty and the Beast  just got even more star-studded.

Ewan McGregor, 44, and Stanley Tucci, 54, are set to star in the live-action version of the animated Disney classic. According to the Hollywood Reporter, McGregor will star as the singing candle we all love, Lumiere.

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As for Tucci, Variety reports he'll be playing a new character that doesn’t exist in the Disney animated version: a grand piano named Cadenza, who is reportedly described as a "neurotic maestro."

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McGregor and Tucci join an already all-star cast led by Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Josh Gad as Le Fou, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth and Audra McDonald as Wardrobe.

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Disney has been big on live-action films lately. Cinderella came out on March 13, and Dumbo, Pinocchio, Mulan and Winnie the Pooh are all set to go live-action too!

See Cinderella in live-action in the video below.