Steinem agreed, and said that the film “mirrored” Watson’s activism.
Playing Belle made Watson feel like she fully matured as an actor.
Fittingly, Watson is smack dab in the center of her male co-stars.
And with the exception of Stevens, who puts on a silly quizzical face for the camera, the quintet looks to be as thrilled as we are about their upcoming adaptation.
"Beauty and the Beast" is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.
She has none of the characteristics of someone with Stockholm Syndrome because she keeps her independence, she keeps that freedom of thought.” that she took Gloria Steinem to see the final cut of the film because she wanted her to approve that the film did not conflict with feminist ideals.Courtesy of co-star Josh Gad—who knew Le Fou had Instagram?—the snapshot shows Gad grinning ear-to-ear alongside Dan Stevens (the Beast), Luke Evans (Gaston), Kevin Kline (Belle’s father), and Emma Watson (Belle).“Josh makes something really subtle and delicious out of it.And that’s what has its payoff at the end, which I don’t want to give away.(See character posters for each at that Le Fou, played by Gad, is involved in a subplot that touches on his feelings for Gaston.