“Beastly” is an edgy teen romance about learning how to see past false surfaces to discover true inner beauty. Yes, another take on Beauty and The Beast.
Kyle Kingson (Alex Pettyfer) has it all – looks, intelligence, wealth and opportunity – and a wicked cruel streak. Prone to mocking and humiliating “aggressively unattractive” classmates, he zeroes in on Goth classmate Kendra (Mary Kate Olsen), inviting her to the school’s extravagant environmental bash.
Kendra accepts, and, true to form, Kyle blows her off in
a particularly savage fashion. She retaliates by casting a spell that physically transforms him into everything he despises. Enraged by his horrible and unrecognizable appearance he confronts Kendra and learns that the only solution to the curse is to find someone that will love him as he is – a task he
Repulsed by his appearance, Kyle’s callous father (Peter Krause) banishes him to Brooklyn with a sympathetic housekeeper (Lisa Gay Hamilton) and blind tutor (Neil Patrick Harris). As Kyle ponders how to overcome the curse and get his old life back, he chances upon a drug addict in the act of killing a threatening dealer. Seizing the opportunity, Kyle promises the addict freedom and safety for his daughter Lindy (Vanessa Hudgens) if she will consent to live in Kyle’s Brooklyn home.
Thus begins Kyle’s journey to discover true love in this hyper-modern retelling of the classic “Beauty and the Beast” story.
Why you care
You can’t get enough of the classic tale of Beauty And The Beast? Ugly like me, and looking for love? the Beastly Movie is perfect for you and I.
Beastly Release Date
March 2011 –
Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Peter
Krause, Mary-Kate Olsen, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Dakota Johnson
Mary-Kate Olsen’s return to the big screen, ugly people getting love from the ladies.
Our Clever Prediction
50 Million at the box office.