Gugu Mbatha-Raw has joined the cast of Disney’s live-action remake of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. She is set to play the part of Plumette, the feather duster. She joins Emma Watson’s Belle, Dan Steven’s Beast and Luke Evans’ Gaston in the upcoming take on the beloved 1991 animated feature. The cast has been bulking up with Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald and Josh Gad all recently cast in supporting roles. The film is set to be directed by Bill Condon, with a script by Stephen Chbosky.
Known for her role in the 2014 film Beyond the Lights, Mbatha-Raw was recently seen in Jupiter Ascending.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer