Beastly | reviewed by: Jeremy Frost | July 22, 2011
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genre Drama | Romance
synopsis A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less attractive. When Kyle invites his misfit classmate Kendra to an environmental rally at their school, she questions his motivations but reluctantly accepts. Later, Kyle blows Kendra off, prompting the spurned goth girl to cast a dark spell on the swaggering egotist.
lead actors Alex Pettyfer | Dakota Johnson | Erik Knudsen | Mary-Kate Olsen | Vanessa Anne Hudgens | Karl Graboshas | Lisa Gay Hamilton | Jonathan Dubsky | David Francis | Neil Patrick Harris | Rhiannon Moller-Trotter | Gio Perez | Miguel Mendoza | Roc LaFortune | Peter Krause
director Daniel Barnz