Disney's animated masterpiece, Beauty and the Beast, is making a triumphant return to cinemas nationwide in dazzling Disney Digital™ 3D from 4th May 2012. Telling the magical story of heroine Belle's journey to unlock the heart of The Beast and break the curse upon him, this Academy Award winning classic is once again inviting audiences young and old to 'Be Our Guests' and watch Beauty and the Beast come alive like never before.
Filled with memorable characters - including the irrepressible candelabra Lumiére, worldly wise teapot Mrs. Pots (voiced by Angela Lansbury), her teacup son Chip and Cogsworth, a carriage clock with a heart of gold - along with an iconic, award winning soundtrack featuring musical masterpieces including title track Beauty and the Beast, Gaston and Be Our Guest this animated tour-de-force will be Waltzing into cinemas in glorious 3D for the first time.
In addition, ahead of Beauty and the Beast, Disney's short film, Tangled Ever After 3D, will be premiered. The follow up to Disney's smash hit and 50th animation, Tangled, picks up with Flynn and Rapunzel as they prepare to get married; this is complicated when cuddly chameleon Pascal and the One-Horse-Police-Force, Maximus accidentally lose the couple's rings.
Walt Disney Animation has always held a special place in people's the hearts, but when Beauty and the Beast was first released in 1991 it instantly became a classic as audiences the world over fell in love with the epic love story set against rural France; this re-ignited golden era of animation for Disney as worldwide hits including The Lion King and Aladdin followed.