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ABC Adds More Stars for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Special, Including Shania Twain!
ABC Adds More Stars for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Special, Including Shania Twain! More cast members have been announced for the upcoming Beauty and the Beast special that will air on ABC this holiday season. Shania Twain is one of the seven…

ABC Adds More Stars for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Special, Including Shania Twain!

More cast members have been announced for the upcoming Beauty and the Beast special that will air on ABC this holiday season.

Shania Twain is one of the seven cast members who have been announced for Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration, which is billed as a “reimagining” of the 1991 animated movie. The special will blend animation and live-action performances. While it will be taped in front of a live audience, the special is not slated to air live.

Oscar and Grammy-winning entertainer H.E.R. was previously announced to be playing Belle. Now, more cast members have been confirmed for the special.

The special will air on Thursday, December 15 at 8/7c on ABC and will stream on Disney+ the next day.

Click inside to see the new cast members…

Keep scrolling to see the confirmed cast members so far…

HER photo

H.E.R. as Belle

Josh Groban photo

Josh Groban as the Beast

Josh Groban previously recorded the song “Evermore” for the soundtrack of the live-action movie version of Beauty and the Beast.

Joshua Henry photo

Joshua Henry as Gaston

Joshua Henry is currently starring on Broadway in the musical Into the Woods.

Rita Moreno photo

Rita Moreno as the Narrator

ABC says that Oscar winner Rita Moreno will be “taking viewers on a journey through the classic enchanted tale.”

David Alan Grier photo

David Alan Grier as Cogsworth

David Alan Grier will be playing the role of the clock, Cogsworth.

Martin Short photo

Martin Short as Lumiere

We can’t wait to watch Martin Short perform “Be Our Guest.”

Shania Twain photo

Shania Twain as Mrs. Potts

Shania Twain will get the chance to sing the title song “Beauty and the Beast” during the special.

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