Beauty and the Beast: Disney’s Trailer Most Viewed Ever in First 24 Hours

There is a new most-viewed trailer within the first 24 hours of its release.

The first official trailer for Beauty and the Beast was viewed 127.6 million times in one day following its debut Monday, according to Disney.


Beauty and the Beast hits theaters March 17.

It dethrones Fifty Shades Darker (114 million views), which previously unseated Star Wars: The Force Awakens (112 million views) for the most views across all digital platforms —YouTube, Facebook, Instagram— in the first day of its release.

The Beauty and the Beast trailer had 9.8 million views on YouTube, gaining 29 million views on Facebook and 27 million views from actress Emma Watson’s page.

In May, the teaser trailer for the Bill Condon-directed live-action feature debuted and racked up 91.8 million views.

Beauty and the Beast stars Watson and Dan Stevens as the title characters.

Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald and Emma Thompson voice the film’s other roles.