The premiere of Beauty and the Beast had both nostalgia and new beginnings to celebrate the release of the live-action version of one of Disney’s most cherished animated classics, released in 1991.
New traits have been added to the live-action remake, including Josh Gad‘s portrayal of LeFou as Disney’s first openly gay character.
“It was something we developed as a part of a lot of things about LeFou,” said director Bill Condon. “I’m excited for the moment that he has. I don’t want to give too much away because I think it’s part of a whole celebration of love, but Disney’s been great about it. That’s the thing; the whole ethic of that company is inclusion.”
Condon also confirmed, “It’s a kind of lovely little sprinkling