Martin Short joins new Disney live-action special

Martin Short is nearing joining the cast of Disney’s 30th anniversary live-action Beauty and the Beast special as Lumiere.

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Actors Martin Short and Shania Twain are in talks to appear in upcoming Disney 30th anniversary special beauty and the Beast, According to Diversitysources claim that only murders in the building The actor is close to joining beauty and the Beast And he will star as the charming Lumiere. The report also stated that Twain would play the role of Teapot housekeeper, Mrs. Potts.

In addition to Martin Short, beauty and the Beast will star Jumanji Actor David Alan Grier. Behind the Disney project is MTV Video Music Awards director Hamish Hamilton. The special will reportedly be a mix of live-action and animation.

Martin Short’s appearance beauty and the Beast Will come after his turn as Oliver Putnam in the Hulu comedy only murders in the building, The series also stars famous comedians Steve Martin and Selena Gomez. Short and Martin were nominated for Emmys for their work on the series.

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Martin Short In only murders in the building

beauty and the Beast The special is shaping up to feature quite an impressive cast. Broadway actor Joshua Henry and West Side Story star Rita Moreno are set to appear in the special. The project also stars Grammy Award-winning musician Her as Belle. Martin Short In beauty and the Beast There is already delicious sundae on top of that.

This wouldn’t be the first time Martin Short has been involved in an animated project. While the role of Martin Short beauty and the Beast To what fans of the animated classic might be more famous for in the end, don’t forget that he voiced Grandpa Frump at Universal Pictures. Addams Family In 2019 he joined DreamWorks. I also voiced Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,

It will be interesting to see how Martin Short’s Lumiere is beauty and the Beast come to know. Broadway actor and singer Jerry Orbach voiced the character in the 1991 classic animated film. years later, star wars Actor Ewan McGregor voiced the character in the 2017 live-action remake.

With Martin Short onboard beauty and the Beast, who knows what other actors the project will attract next. It was announced at Disney’s 2022 D23 Expo that Grammy-nominated singer Josh Groban would join the cast as the Beast. Maybe even on Short’s dance partner only murders in the buildingSteve Martin may join the special.

The upcoming two-hour ABC special will reportedly include never-before-seen musical performances and costumes designed by Marina Toybina, who previously worked with masked singer, John M. Choo will serve as executive producer of the special. Except for Martin Short beauty and the Beast Hopefully viewers can come from the short’s hit Hulu show.

Mouse House also announced a live-action prequel series for its 2017 remake. The series will star Josh Gadda and Luke Evans. Now that Martin Short has been announced beauty and the Beast special, maybe he could even star in an upcoming live-action prequel series.

For now, it’s great to hear that Martin Short will be joining beauty and the Beast, 30th-Anniversaries will air live on ABC on December 15 and will be released on Disney+ the next day.


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