In the movie “beauty and the Beast” Director bill Condon for the first time in the history of the Disney Studio among the characters are gay, according to BuzzFeed. Homosexual was Lefou (Josh Gad), assistant to Gaston (Luke Evans).
“Lefou is the one who today wants to be Gaston, and tomorrow – to kiss Gaston”, – explained the Director in an interview with Attitude. According to Condon, this character is confused about what he really wants, and only realizes that he has these feelings.
The film “beauty and the Beast” will be released March 17. The main role in the film was played by Emma Watson, known for a series of strips about Harry Potter, and Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”). The film also played by Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Stanley Tucci.
Bill Condon – winner of the award “Oscar” (1999) for best adapted screenplay for the film “Gods and monsters”.
“Beauty and the Beast” – length animated film by Disney studios, shot by Directors Gary Trousdale and kirk wise. The premiere took place in November 1991.
The film is a screen adaptation of the fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de beaumont. The film was awarded the prize “Oscar” in the nominations “the Best selection of music for film”, “Best song” (Alan Menken and Howard Ashman “Beauty and the Beast”). Tape box office worldwide totaled 146 million dollars.