Idris Elba reveals he auditioned for a part in 'Beauty and the Beast'

Updated:1 year, 2 months ago IST

New Delhi, Oct 01 (ANI): Hollywood actor Idris Elba, who will be next seen in 'The Mountain Between Us' with Kate Winslet, has revealed that he failed to win a role in one of the year's biggest films. According to People Magazine, the 45-year-old actor was in line to play the role of Gaston live-action Disney remake 'Beauty and the Beast', a role which eventually went to Luke Evans. The actor shared, "I honestly love musicals. I auditioned for 'Beauty and the Beast'. I really did, for Gaston. I called and said, 'Listen, I want in!' So somewhere they have a tape of me singing." 'Beauty and the Beast' is currently the biggest box office hit of 2017. The movie grossed over USD 1.263 billion at global box-office. The flick is scheduled to release on October 6.

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