Beauty and the Beast hits theaters on March 17th, but for those lucky enough to get to the theme parks between now and then, there is a great little eight minute sneak peek playing in both DCA and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  I popped out to the park today on my birthday to have a look.

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The Sneak Peek in DCA is currently running in the Old Muppet’s Theater (which has mainly been used for sneak peeks recently).
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There are large murals advertising the film as you walk inside.

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Once you reach the old Muppet Preshow area –there is a small collection of cool props from the film that include Belle’s village dress.

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A magical Atlas

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And of course the iconic Rose under glass

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And the magical hand mirror all with a cool Library backdrop.

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Once inside the theater the side walls have cool moving posters of characters from the film.   Then the sneak peek itself begins.

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The Sneak Peek is mainly Belle’s famous opening song from the animated film and it looks a sounds incredible.  They couldn’t have cast a better Gaston and LeFou.  I personally wasn’t impressed with the casting of Belle originally -but Emma Watson looks like she will do an incredible job if this clip is an indication.   This opening number is terrific and if the rest of the film is a good as this —Beauty and the Beast will be a smash hit just like the animated and Broadway version.   The opening song is then followed by a mini trailer that hints at other classic moments from the film.   This sneak peek is a must see for any Beauty and the Beast fans and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone that visits either of the two parks it is currently showing in.