Luke Evans, who played the slick villain in 2017's Beauty and the Beast, has an update on his Disney+ spin-off series with LeFou (Josh Gad)
"It's been put on hold," he told Entertainment Weekly in an interview published Sept. 8.
"We just wanna make sure that it is absolutely the best it can be, and if that means we just have to wait a little longer to finesse certain pieces of it, then that's what we're go
Evans said the creators want to "honor" the characters with "the best story we can possibly deliver," but it "is gonna happen" at "some point in the near future."
He added that the spin-off will focus on how Gaston and LeFou met and became the duo that we see in Beauty and the Beast, a concept that "opened up several cans of worms.
"To navigate a story of those two people and also new characters, and then bring them right up to the moment where you meet them in the movie has been a thrilling experience," he s
The film made headlines in 2017 for touting an "exclusively gay moment," for Gad's LeFou, though many critics—Gad included—believe the scene didn't go far enough.
"There's so many things about these two characters that we don't really know about their origin stories," he explained."There's so many things about these two characters that we do
Beauty and the Beast is now streaming on Disney+.