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'Beastly' trailer: More Neil Patrick Harris, Mary-Kate Olsen, but still no Peter Krause

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I feel like the producers of Beastly, a modern-day Beauty and the Beast based on the young adult novel by Alex Finn, are missing an opportunity to secure the thirtysomething females by not showing Parenthood‘s Peter Krause in the trailer (embedded after the jump). I’m sure his role is small. He’s the father who banishes his son Kyle (star Alex Pettyfer) to Brooklyn after a goth classmate (Mary-Kate Olsen) turns him as ugly on the outside as he in on the inside and gives him one year to find someone (Vanessa Hudgens) who loves him anyway. But add in his presence with Neil Patrick Harris’ — as Kyle’s dry-witted blind tutor — and the older ladies will have a real reason to risk being annoyed by teens texting during a movie.

P.S. Did the rooftop garden make anyone else think of 1996’s Bed of Roses and feel really, really old?

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