Available on Prime Video and perfect for watching at the end of the day, The Beast is a time capsule of recent history straight from the 2010s. Starting with the cast: Mary-Kate Olsen, Neil Patrick Harris, Vanessa Hudgens, Dakota Johnson and, of course, Alex Pettyfer.
You can also find out for yourself how much patience the handsome Alex Pettyfer had to endure to look ugly in the film and whether it was really worth it.
The Beast is a reimagining of Beauty and the Beast
In 2011, The Beast modernized the traditional French folktale Beauty and the Beast, which has been filmed several times. Consequently, The Beast is set in the present day. The main character is Kyle Kingson (Alex Pettyfer), he has everything a teenager could want. He is rich, popular and extremely handsome. But after he embarrasses a new classmate (Mary-Kate Olsen), she reveals herself to be a witch.
She turns him into a monster. If, within two years, he finds a girl who loves him only for himself and despite his ugliness, he will be redeemed. His choice falls on Lindy (Vanessa Hudgens).
Alex Pettyfer’s suffering and his extremely elaborate makeup
It must be a challenge for any makeup artist to transform Alex Pettyfer into a monster. In Variety, the actor, who at the time was just 19 years old, said he “didn’t imagine he’d be sitting in a…
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