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Beastly

A modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast, starring Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer

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GROTESQUE MONSTER Vanessa Hudgens sees the beauty inside Alex Pettyfer's Beastly character
Takashi Seida

Beastly

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
Wide Release Date:
03/04/11
performer:
Vanessa Hudgens, Alex Pettyfer, Mary-Kate Olsen
director:
Daniel Barnz
distributor:
CBS Films
author:
Daniel Barnz, Alex Flinn
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Romance

We gave it a D-

STARRING Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, and Mary-Kate Olsen
DIRECTED BY Daniel Barnz

In this update of the classic fairytale, Vanessa Hudgens stars as the Beauty character, while I Am Number Four‘s Alex Pettyfer plays Kyle, the teen who’s transformed into a monster after he plays a cruel trick on a disguised witch. The film set in modern-day New York, features an eclectic cast that includes Mary-Kate Olsen, Neil Patrick Harris, Peter Krause (Six Feet Under), and Dakota Johnson, a.k.a. the girl who had a close encounter with Justin Timberlake in The Social Network.