Fire up the old station wagon, throw the kids in the back, and make your way back to the local cinemaplex. Fans of the live-action super-smash hit “Beauty and the Beast” will be happy to hear a sing-along version is coming to 1,200 theaters nationwide… Read More »Disney rolls out sing along version of “Beauty and the Beast”
Emma Watson is on the cover of this week’s Entertainment Weekly as part of the lead-up to the premiere of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” next month. The movie is a live-action adaption of the 1991 animated Disney class. And now we’re learning just how… Read More »Emma Watson on what motivates Belle to want to leave her provincial town
Disney has produced a very clever viral video purporting to be an episode of the popular HGTV’s House Hunters International TV show, but featuring Belle and Beast who have to decide which of the new Castle’s popping up in the Magic Kingdom to move into.… Read More »Belle and Beast go House Hunting in Viral Video
The Be Our Guest Dining room features two rooms out of the movie and a third inspired by great moments from the film. The two rooms from the movie, the ballroom and west wing, will be open for both lunch and dinner service, while the… Read More »Be Our Guest restaurant – Video Tour of All Three Dining Rooms
Part of the new Fantasyland expansion is a real world version of Gaston’s Tavern from Beauty & The Beast. While the food offerings are basically a glorified food cart, the interior feels very much like it is part of the movie. I do have some quibbles, the animal trophies are all too small and there wasn’t enough seating, but there are indeed antlers in all of his decorating and lots of little touches and nods from and to the film.
I do like the Pork Shank instead of a Turkey Leg. Nice touch.
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Our spy in the park today sent us five great photos of Maurice’s cottage and even more of New Fantasyland including Gaston’s Village and the bridge to Beast’s Castle and the Be Our Guest restaurant. This was all possible due to the removal of walls… Read More »Walls Come Down Around Maurice’s Cottage in New Fantasyland
The Beauty and the Beast themed Be Our Guest restaurant promises to add a whole new dimension of immersive story telling as guests get the chance to be right in the memorable ballroom scene where Belle and the Beast danced together from the classic Disney animated film. Here’s a sneak peek inside the Be Our Guest ballroom with a look at the Chandeliers that will occupy much of the overhead space in the room.
The three chandeliers hang in the main dining room, the largest measuring twelve feet in length and eleven feet across with 80 lights and 100 large crystals. The two smaller chandeliers on each side measure 9.5 feet in length and eight feet across with 50 lights each. The trio of chandeliers are inspired by ones seen in the dining room in Beast’s Castle.
Have a long photo update from Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World this week. At least two parts, possibly three. So let’s get right to it.