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Bill Condon on the challenges of adapting a 'tale as old as time'

March 25, 20170 sec
Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon is no stranger to musicals -- he wrote the screenplay for movie versions of Chicago and Dreamgirls -- the latter of which he directed as well. But when Disney approached him about making a live-action adaptation of its famous animated classic he was initially hesitant take it on. He talks about what changed his mind and how he set about making the movie his own.

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