Beauty and the Beast (2017) PG (NOT a review)
My Friend's Funny quips about the movie (I think only Filipinos would "get it")---added on March 20, 2017
THE CAST (FROM WIKIPEDIA)
Emma Watson as Belle – a bibliophilic and beautiful young woman who sees the humanity within the Beast and slowly develops feelings for him.
-Daisy Duczmal portrays Belle as a baby.
Dan Stevens as The Prince / Beast – a self-absorbed prince who is transformed into a hideous beast and forced to embark on a spiritual journey to earn back his humanity.
-Rudi Goodman portrays the young Prince.
Luke Evans as Gaston – a narcissistic war veteran and hunter who is obsessed with Belle and willing to go as far as it takes to have her as his trophy wife.
Kevin Kline as Maurice – Belle's eccentric yet overprotective widowed father.
-Jolyon Coy portrays the young Maurice.
Josh Gad as LeFou – Gaston's flamboyant and long-suffering sidekick who bolsters his friend's ego but gets very little in return.
Ewan McGregor as Lumière – the Beast's charismatic bouteiller who has been transformed into a candelabra.
Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza – the neurotic court composer and Madame de Garderobe's husband who has been transformed into a harpsichord.
Ian McKellen as Cogsworth – the Beast's gruff but loyal majordomo and the head of the household staff who has been transformed into a mantel clock.
Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts – the castle's motherly head housekeeper who has been transformed into a teapot.
Audra McDonald as Madame de Garderobe – a world-renowned opera singer and Cadenza's wife who has been transformed into a wardrobe.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette – one of the castle's maids and Lumiere's lover who has been transformed into a feather duster.
Nathan Mack as Chip – Mrs. Potts' plucky son who has been transformed into a teacup.
Adrian Schiller as Monsieur D'Arque – the warden of the local asylum who is bribed into helping Gaston blackmail Belle.
Hattie Morahan as Agathe – a reclusive resident of Villeneuve who, in reality, is the enchantress responsible for cursing the Prince.
Morahan also narrates the prologue.
Gerard Horan as Monsieur Jean Potts – an absent-minded potter and resident of Villeneuve who is later revealed to be Mrs. Potts' husband and Chip's father.
Ray Fearon as Père Robert – Villeneuve's local chaplain who encourages Belle to borrow the books in the chapel's meager library.
Zoe Rainey as Belle's mother – Maurice's late wife who contracted the plague and died when Belle was an infant.
Henry Garrett as The King – The Prince's cruel father who, following his wife's death, raised him to be just as self-absorbed as he was.
Harriet Jones as The Queen – The Prince's kind-hearted mother who died when he was a child.