4 things you didn't see in the Beauty and the Beast trailer.


In 24 hours the teaser trailer for Disney’s life-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast was viewed more times than any other in history.

The minute-and-a-half long video was watched 91.8 million times. Take that, Star Wars.

Like us, the world was desperate to squeeze out as many little tid-bits of information as possible and you know what? We still missed some.

1. That’s not the Disney castle.

No, a mid-Winter frost hasn’t fallen over sunny Florida. That’s not Disney’s Magic Kingdom castle. It’s actually the beast’s desolate residence and if you look closely, you might catch a glimpse (albeit a slightly blurry one) of his silhouette when the light flicks on in the top-most turret.


Hello Dan Stevens, glad you could make it. Source: Walt Disney Pictures

2. Lumière and Cogsworth.

While we only caught a glimpse of Emma Watson as Belle, the film will feature an all-star cast including: Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Emma Thompson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, and Stanley Tucci.

Everyone's favourite inexplicably suave candle-stick and overgrown pocket watch, Lumière (Ewan McGregor) and Cogsworth (Ian McKellen) will certainly feature heavily in the new adaptation and, if you listen carefully, they can be heard bickering in the background.

"Look! A girl!"

"I can see it's a girl, you fool!"

"What if she's the one?"


Missed you guys. Source: Walt Disney Pictures

3. The time-lapse.

The whole thing is shot in incredible time-lapse, so you can watch the once grand castle surrounds become increasingly dilapidated. Not to mention some impressively quick candle-melting.

4. Belle's ring.

A few commentators have pointed out you catch a glimpse of more than Belle's incredibly well-groomed eye brows behind the famous red rose.

Some have suggested her ring could hold some special significance and may be a gift from her father.


Source: Walt Disney Pictures



WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN??! I guess we just have to wait until March next year to find out.

Also while you're here, some genius made a match-up mash up comparison of the new film with the old. You're Welcome.