The Christophe Gans-directed live-action French version of the beloved story “Beauty and the Beast” has finally scored a U.S. release date with Shout! Factory set to open the film in Los Angeles and New York on September 23rd ahead of additional cities after that.
The film premiered during the Berlin Film Festival two years ago and sold nearly two million tickets in France. Shout! Factory acquired the picture in January of this year. Set in 1810, Vincent Cassel and Lea Seydoux lead the cast of this adaptation which has also scored an official U.S. trailer: