Beauty And The Beast's Gaston And LeFou Getting Disney Plus Series

Luke Evans and Josh Gad return for a tale as old as time...Gaston and LeFou?


Looks like Disney+ is about to tell another tale as old as time: Gaston and LeFou and how they met.

THR is reporting that Luke Evans and Josh Gad are returning to the French countryside once again in a limited prequel series to Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast film from 2017. Helmed by Once Upon A Time creators Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, with Gad also serving as co-creator, writer, and showrunner, the yet-to-be-named series will seemingly follow the early adventures of Gaston and LeFou. There's no word yet on any other stars from the movie on making appearances.

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Sources say the Beauty and the Beast prequel stemmed from Kitsis and Horowitz's time working with Gad on the now-scrapped Muppets Live Another Day comedy series that was in the works, also for Disney+.

It's also noted that Disney legendary composer Alan Menken is in talks to return as well for the six-episode mini-series, but nothing is confirmed as it is still in early stages of development.

Gad’s performance as Gaston’s goofy but lovable sidekick launched a slew of controversy as he was revealed to be the first gay Disney character in their live-action verse, as he falls in love with another man later in the movie.

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