As the release of Disney’s live-action “Cinderella” nears, the House of Mouse is gearing up for another update on one of its animated classics. “Beauty and the Beast” now has its Gaston: Luke Evans is in negotiations to play the villain.
Evans film resume includes “The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies,” “Fast & Furious 6,” “Immortals” and “The Three Musketeers.”
Bill Condon of “The Twilight Saga” is directing the new take on the French fairy tale. A release date is yet to be announced.