A prince is transformed into a hideous monster as punishment for his selfishness, and can only regain his human form by finding true love. Salvation comes in the form of a spirited village girl, who offers to take her father's place when he is imprisoned in the monster's castle. But as romance blossoms between the unlikely pair, a jealous rival suitor only sees a beast to be slain. Live action remake of the Disney animated fairytale, starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Luke Evans, with Ewan McGregor, Emma Thompson and Ian McKellen playing the Beast's entourage of living ornaments