Friday February 21, 2020

Stanley Tucci: A big believer in failure

After 35 years in the business, Tucci is still an actor in a hurry

12th March, 2017
Stanley Tucci Pic: Getty

For a Disney outing based on a bedtime fairytale, the live action revision of Beauty and the Beast has become oddly politicised.

During promotion for the lavish classic, leading lady Emma Watson, an ardent activist for gender equality, has been at pains to convey Belle’s representation as a figure of the feminist ideal thanks to her own personal tinkering with the script.

Elsewhere, director Bill Condon has laid claim to creating Disney’s first...

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