Hugh Jackman played the narcissistic Gaston in the Broadmethod play version of Beauty and the Beast, while Luke Evans will take over the duty in Disney’s live-action film from director Bill Condon (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn). The 2 uncovered themselves on an episode of Jonathan Ross’ British talkshow wright here they had actually a pissing match…I expect, sing-off to recognize who’s the better Gaston. For Mouse House nuts acquiring pumped for the film, which stars Emma Watson as Belle, this is a taste of what Evans is bringing to the duty.




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The song was “Gaston,” in which a crowd of drunken townspeople sing the praises of the burly, brawny, and self-obsessed macho villain of this tale. Their backup chorus consisted of Jackman’s Eddie the Eagle co-star Taron Egerton, that has actually some pipes of his own. I don’t expect to declare a winner or anything, but…is it also late to recast the movie? Evans isn’t poor by any implies. In fact, I’m actually quite impressed through his baritone register, but Jackman’s had actually years and also years of training and also percreating on Broadmeans, and it mirrors.

Watch them challenge off below.


Joining Watkid and Evans in the film are The Guest heartthrob Dan Stevens as Beastern, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Concussion) as Plumette, Stanley Tucci as Cadenza, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Josh Gad (Frozen) as Le Fou, Kevin Kline as Maurice, and Broadmeans legend Audra McDonald as Garderobe. Evan Spiliotopoulos and also Stephen Chbosky penned the screenplay. After production commenced last year, the actors teased the film with behind-the-scenes imeras and also enticing talk around the musical numbers, however this is our finest pevaluation yet.


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