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'Beauty and the Beast' remake set for March 2017; adds Kline, Thompson
'Beauty and the Beast' remake set for March 2017; adds Kline, Thompson

Be their guest -- in two years. Disney's remake of "Beauty and the Beast" will hit theaters March 17, 2017, the studio announced Monday. The live-action 3-D film also has added Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline to its cast, Disney said in the announcement. Kline will play Maurice, father of Belle, and with the help of CG, Thompson will portray Mrs. Potts, an anthropomorphic teapot. ------------ FOR THE RECORD March 17, 12:07 p.m.: An earlier version of this article incorrectly described character Mrs. Potts as a teacup. She is a teapot.  ------------ Thompson and Kline join Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast/Prince and Luke Evans as Gaston. Directed by...

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