Disney confirms Beauty and the Beast spin off

Disney have confirmed an 8 episode series spin off of Beauty and the Beast. Currently the show is only called Beauty and the Beast even though neither of the title names are set to appear.

Instead the show will focus on Gaston (Luke Evans) and his trusty sidekick LeFou (Josh Gad) and a series of adventures that they get up to. Also joinng the cast is LeFou’s stepsister Tilly (newcomer Briana Middleton).

According to “The Wrap”, the musical series will follow the trio as they embark on an unexpected journey together following a surprising revelation about Tilly’s past. During their quest, they will uncover mysteries of the past and meet old friends and new enemies as they discover that their familiar kingdom harbours a number of secrets.

Set to begin production in Spring 2022.

Actor Evans has also shared his excitement about reprising his role as Gaston, tweeting: “It’s happening!! It’s really happening!!!!”

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