WATCH: Lin-Manual Miranda "Nerds Out" Over 'Beauty and the Beast' with Alan Menken
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a clip from the brand new ‘Alan Menken and Friends’ bonus feature from the 25th anniversary edition of the immortal classic, Beauty and the Beast, on Blu-ray September 20, 2016 (now available for pre-order), with an earlier digital release on September 6. The segment features Alan Menken joined by Lin-Manual Miranda (currently working on Moana), Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (currently working on Gigantic and the Broadway adaptation of Frozen) and Stephen Schwartz.
There is also a host of all-new bonus extras including a rare opportunity to gather around the piano with some of Disney’s greatest composers, including Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda as they sing and share how they’ve personally been inspired by the film’s award-winning music; a look at how Walt Disney himself sought to adapt this famous fairytale; a nostalgic look back with Paige O’Hara, the voice of Belle; behind-the-scenes access into the recording booth with the cast; and a sneak peek at Disney’s upcoming live-action re-telling of Beauty and the Beast, arriving in theaters in 2017.
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