The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Trailer Looks Just Like the Original

Therese

What’s old is new again in the latest Beauty and the Beast trailer. The upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1991 animated Disney film, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, looks A LOT like the original. Don’t believe us? Check out these side-by-side comparisons to see just how similar they are:

Belle walks through the village square

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

We see Belle (Watson) wearing her signature blue dress in both versions. She’s carrying a book with her, and looks to be teaching a girl how to read, instead of a pair of curious sheep.

Meet Gaston…

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

Gaston (Luke Evans), the film’s antagonist and Belle’s suitor, is seen admiring himself in a mirror in both the 1991 and 2017 versions; just as clueless and egotistical as ever.

Maurice is captured by Beast

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

Kevin Kline plays Belle’s inventor father, Maurice. After getting lost in the woods, Maurice heads towards Beast’s castle for shelter. Beast finds Maurice and throws him into the castle dungeon for trespassing.

Belle finds her father and meets Beast

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

After Belle realizes her father has been imprisoned, she locates him at Beast’s castle and offers to exchange her freedom for his.

Belle meets Mrs. Potts and Chip

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

Belle meets the castle staff, who have all been transformed into household objects by the same curse that affects Beast.

Beast catches Belle with the Enchanted Rose

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

Beast forbids Belle to go into the room containing the Enchanted Rose, the mystical flower that indicates how long before the curse takes hold forever.

Belle is rescued by Beast in the woods

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

Belle runs away from the castle, and is immediately attacked by feral wolves. She doesn’t realize that Beast has followed her, and as he fights off the wolves, he becomes badly injured. Instead of going home, Belle takes him back to the castle to tend to his wounds.

Beast gives Belle a gift

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

After she nurses him back to health, Beast tries to think of a way to repay Belle. He does so by granting her full access to his impressive library.

Gaston and the village want to kill the Beast

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

When he hears that a monstrous beast has captured Belle, Gaston and the other villagers form a mob and storm Beast’s castle.

Belle and Beast dance in the ballroom

A shot from the new Beauty and the Beast trailer compared to the original.

ICONIC.

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