Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' teaser dethrones 'Force Awakens' views

It's a tale as old as time.

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Published Tue, May 24 2016 6:22 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:59 AM CST

The live action remake of Disney's 1992 animated classic 'Beauty and the Beast' released its first teaser trailer yesterday, and has quickly dethroned the first day trailer views of the previous record holder 'The Force Awakens'.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the minute long teaser video generated 1.8 million views worldwide in its first 24 hours, besting the 2014 teaser trailer for the 'Star Wars' sequel.

Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' teaser dethrones 'Force Awakens' views | TweakTown.com

Starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, 'Beauty and the Beast' hits theaters in March 2017.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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