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Bumbleby and the Evolution of “Beauty and the Beast”

I’m just going to go ahead and get these disclaimers out of the way: 

  • Yes, I know that Yang Xiao Long is primarily inspired by the fairy tale of Goldilocks. 
  • Yes, I know that Rooster Teeth isn’t out to recreate every single fairy tale or myth or historical figure’s story that inspires the individual characters of RWBY
  • And yes, RWBY is a show that is about far more than just romance or any one relationship. 

Is everyone good on that? Yes? Awesome, then let’s get this show on the road!

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The original voice cast from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast perform Belle and Be Our Guest at the 1992 Academy Awards.

Belle was actually reading ‘Cinderella.’ Different animators will tell you different things, I just go by what Howard and Alan told me because I asked the same question. I said ‘What is she—- Here’s where she meets Prince Charming’ and they said ‘It’s Cinderella.’
—  Paige O’Hara on what Belle was reading during the opening number of “Beauty and the Beast.” (Source.)