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Disney+ working on ‘Beauty and the Beast’ prequel

Six-episode series to feature musical numbers, report says

Josh Gad (left) plays Disney's first gay character, LeFou, in Beauty and the Beast
Josh Gad (left) plays Disney's first gay character, LeFou, in Beauty and the Beast (Disney)

Gaston may be getting his own Disney+ series.

The streaming service is reportedly working on a “Beauty and the Beast” prequel.

It would star Luke Evans and Josh Gad in the same roles they had in the 2017 film, CNN reported, citing a source that has knowledge of the project.

The six-episode series will feature musical numbers, according to the report.