The highest grossing movie of the year, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, will be re-released in New York and Los Angeles on Dec. 1, right in the thick of awards season for an exclusive one-week engagement.
The Bill Condon-directed live action take on the best picture Oscar nominated 1991 animated film will play at the AMC Century City in Los Angeles and AMC Empire 25 in New York. Golden Globe nomination ballots are due back on Dec. 7 (noms are on Dec. 11) and Screen Actors Guild ballots are due on Dec. 10 (with noms on Dec. 13).
Members of AMPAS, BAFTA, ACE, ADG, ASC, CAS, DGA, HFPA, MPEG, MPSE, PGA, WGA, CDG and VES will be admitted with a guest to screenings at both theaters with valid membership card.
Released on March 16, Beauty and the Beast still owns the best opening of 2017 with $174.7M, and remains the highest grossing title of the year both stateside at $504M and worldwide at $1.26B. Not to mention, Beauty and the Beast is the highest grossing musical ever.
David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman, who are behind this season’s sleeper Wonder, produced Beauty and the Beast. Wonder director Stephen Chbosky co-wrote Beauty and the Beast with Evan Spiliotopoulos.