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Disney’s “Festival of Fairytales” announced by El Capitan Theatre in celebration of “Beauty and the Beast”

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Disney’s live-action reimagining of “Beauty and the Beast” is coming very soon! And the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California is celebrating the occasion by hosting a Festival of Fairytales in the weeks leading up to the new movie’s release.

The festival will include a number of Disney’s recent live-action adaptations / spinoffs of some of their most beloved animated classics. Check out the schedule below:

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March 3rd-4th“Maleficent” (2014) starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, directed by Robert Stromberg

March 5th-6th“The Jungle Book” (2016) starring Neel Sethi and Bill Murray, directed by Jon Favreau

March 7th-8th“Pete’s Dragon” (2016) starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford, directed by David Lowery

March 9th-10th“Cinderella” (2015) starring Cate Blanchett and Lily James, directed by Kenneth Branagh

March 11th-12th“Alice in Wonderland” (2010) starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska, directed by Tim Burton

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And not only can you purchase tickets to the individual films to be presented during the event, but guests of the El Capitan can also opt for the Festival of Fairytales package, which includes all five movies– plus popcorn and a drink for each visit– for the terrific special price of just $50.

Of course, Disney’s new “Beauty and the Beast” is also due to open at the theater on Friday, March 17th. Be sure to visit the El Capitan Theatre’s official website for more information and ticket sales resources.

1 Comment

  1. Andrew Brady

    I thought Tim Burton said that the 2010 ‘Alice in Wonderland’ wasn’t considered a remake of the 1951 animated film, but I understand that it was the start of numerous live-action fantasy films.

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