There aren’t many 90-year-olds who are still working, and who can sing a song as well as they did decades before. But then, Angela Lansbury isn’t your ordinary woman.
Lansbury surprised a special 25th Anniversary screening of Beauty And The Beast at New York City’s Lincoln Center with a live rendition of the title song. Composer Alan Menken was at the piano and together they create a moment where it’s difficult not to be very jealous of those who saw it live.
Of course, we’re getting plenty more Beauty & The Beast soon, with Bill Condon directing a live-action version of classic Disney animated movie, complete with the classic songs and some new tunes too. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens are playing the title roles, with Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Luke Evans and Josh Gad also appearing. It’ll be out next year.
Take a look at Angela Lansbury’s performance below. [Read more…]