Gugu was born in Oxford, England. After Graduating from RADA in 2004 she appeared in TV series Bad Girls, Bonekickers and Doctor Who. In 2013 She starred in Amma Asante's film Belle, playing the eponymous historical character, Dido.Followed by starring in Gina Prince-Bythewood's film Beyond The Lights
This video contains the movie clips and behind the scenes look of the New Beauty and the Beast Movie which also includes interviews and the behind the scenes of the Beauty and the Beast Songs. This also shows how the Beast looks like after the curse has been removed and he becomes the prince. With all these amazing scenes from the movie and the movie reviewers loving this movie, did you go and watch it? I sure did!!!
The film stars an ensemble cast that includes Emma Watson, Dan Stevens,Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Audra McDonald, Ian McKellen, and Emma Thompson.
Belle is a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.
On January 26, 2015, Emma Watson announced that she would be starring as Belle, the female lead.On March 4, 2015, Luke Evans and Dan Stevens were revealed to be in talks to play Gaston and the Beast respectively,and Watson confirmed their casting the following day through tweets. Josh Gad was added to the cast on March 13, 2015, to play LeFou, Gaston's sidekick. Emma Thompson joined the cast on March 16, 2015, to play Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline was announced to play Maurice, Belle's father. Audra McDonald was cast as Garderobe, the wardrobe, on March 27, 2015. Ian McKellen was cast on April 10, 2015, as Cogsworth, the Beast's loyal butler, who was cursed into a clock. On April 13, 2015, Gugu Mbatha-Raw was set to play Babette, the feather duster. On April 21, it was announced that Ewan McGregor had joined the cast as Lumière, the candelabra, and later that same day, that Stanley Tucci would be playing Cadenza, a grand piano, an original character created for the film.
Beauty and the Beast Movie Cast:
Dan Stevens as Beast / Prince
Luke Evans as Gaston
Ewan McGregor Lumiere
Emma Watson Belle
Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette
Josh Gad as Le Fou
Ian McKellen as Cogsworth
Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts
Stanley Tucci as Cadenza
Kevin Kline as Maurice
Sonoya Mizuno as Debutante
Hattie Morahan as Agathe
Adrian Schiller as Monsieur D'Arque
Audra McDonald as Garderobe
Nathan Mack as Chip