Voice of the beloved
The actor is in contention for Le Fou, the bird-brained sidekick of Evans’ cocky and menacing Gaston (who, in other iterations, is actually quite charming). Reps for Gad have not yet returned TheWrap’s request for comment.
“Beauty and the Beast” is the latest Disney classic to receive a live-action adaptation following “Maleficent,” “Cinderella” and Jon Favreau‘s upcoming take on “The Jungle Book.”
Meanwhile, Gad will remain on the Disney payroll in the aforementioned Olaf role, as the company announced production on “Frozen 2” during a Thursday investors call.