First look at new Beauty and the Beast movie starring Emma Watson

It's official - we can began getting excited about another Disney live action release.

Monday, 23rd May 2016, 3:49 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd May 2016, 4:53 pm
A glimpse of Emma Watson as Belle in the new Beauty and the Beast film, due for release next year.

Today, the first teaser trailer for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson as Belle, was released on YouTube.

Running for 90 seconds, the clip provides everything that could possibly get the heart of any Disney fanatic fluttering.

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The traditional music, images of Beast's castle, the rose - and even the voices of Lumiere (Ewan McGregor) and Cogsworth (Ian McKellen).

We also catch our first glimpse of Watson as the Disney heroine.

Due for release in 2017, Beauty and the Beast will join some other Disney favourites, including Alice in Wonderland, the Jungle Book and Cinderella, remade as live action movies.

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