Characters and actors. "Scary beautiful" as the perception of the monster and beauty in the modern world
The American film, released in 2011, wasmodern adaptation of the classic fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast". The action was moved to New York, and the narrative story is given to the male image. This is very unusual, but typical for Hollywood. Togo was to be expected - the film was warmly received by critics and spectators, having paid back the spent budget. And the performers of the leading roles in a moment received a solid share of popularity.
The narrative is based on the student Kayle, hefirst handsome, enviable groom, but as often happens, completely selfish and ugly inwardly. The wizard Kendra suffered from his sharp tongue, and therefore hurried to impose a curse: his face appears scars, and now Kyle himself is ashamed to appear in public. He is forced to hide, and that the evil charms have passed, Kayla must sincerely love the girl.
General about the film
Studio CBS Films acquired the rights of film adaptation in2007 and almost immediately announced the director Daniel Barnz, who wrote the script. He did not want to recall the classic reproduction of "Beauty and the Beast", but wanted to bring problems to teenagers in their own language, where the mystical beginning in the tape only complemented the general love mood. Before the final appearance at the box office, the film "Terribly handsome" awaited many difficulties.
Strike of writers led to the stop of filming.The transfer of the release date was also due to the fact that at the same time the public was expecting the release of another film - the youth drama The Double Life of Charlie San Cloud. The main role in it was performed by Zac Efron. It was Vanessa Ann Hudgens, his girlfriend and partner in the "Classical Musical", persuaded the distributors to postpone the premiere, so that the perception from both films would not overlap. By the way, the film "Scary Beautiful" attracted Zac Efron. He, like the "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson, was a contender for the lead role. In order not to repeat the screen duet Efron-Hudgens from the "Classical Musical", the creators abandoned this idea.
The desire to play in the film was expressed by the actors themselves."Scary beautiful" was an expected project, therefore participation in it could have a beneficial effect on the further career of each of them. Alex Pettifer trusted make-up artists - he included all sorts of tattoos and prostheses required by the script. This is quite different from the original, where the character of the protagonist used fur and sharp fangs.
Main characters and actors
In order for the film to have success, it was requiredgood preparation in all directions. The main actors involved were actors. "Scary beautiful" was designed for a teenage audience, so choose to come the stars of the corresponding types.
The role of the most popular, beautiful and haughty,an overconfident guy who became a freak, was offered to Alex Pettyfer. The British actor has already gained fame for his previous work, a fantastic thriller "I am the fourth". Vanessa Ann Hudgens became Lindie, a modest girl who was in love with Kyle, who, after meeting Hunter (that's how the disfigured young man introduced herself) falls in love with him. The young actress has established herself in three parts of the "High School Musical". "Scary beautiful" became her first serious work after the musical trilogy. The role of classmate Kayla Kendra, who turned out to be a powerful witch, was received by one of the twin sisters Olsen - Mary-Kate. For her, this was an excellent opportunity for such a negative transformation.
To present to the public decent resultsof their work, there were also those who were no less responsible than the secondary actors. "Scary beautiful" included not only young characters. So, replacing Kayla mother of a servant Zola played Lisa Gay Hamilton. The role of a blind teacher, helping a teenager, went to Neil Patrick Harris, a friend of the sitko "How I Met Your Mother." In order to truthfully play the blind, the actor wore impenetrable contact lenses.
Despite the fact that the film was mainlynegative reviews, he brought expected profits to the studios and took a place on the list of Times magazine among the largest projects of 2010. The success in numerous interviews was also said by those who meticulously approached its creation - the actors. "Scary beautiful" was not just a passing tape in their filmography, but once again demonstrated the talent of everyone without exception. The film received several nominations for various awards.
After the release of the movie actors of the movie "Scarybeautiful "successfully continued their careers. So, Alex Pettyfer appeared in a series of major films: "Time", "Super Mike", "Anatomy of Love." The following year was also successful for Vanessa Ann Hudgens - she played in "Prohibited Reception" and "Frozen Ground". Neil Patrick Harris appeared in the Smurfs, but Mary-Kate Olsen took a long break.