Washington: Luke Evans is supposedly in talks to star as Gaston in the upcoming live action remake of Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast.'
The 35-year-old Welsh actor, who is in negotiations to play the part of the handsome villai, took it to his Twitter page to share a link to Variety's report on the casting coup, E! Online reported.
The 24-year-old Emma Watsonrevealed in January that she had been cast as heroine Belle, adding, "Time to start some singing lessons."
The 'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn's' Bill Condon is directing the live-action Beauty and the Beast movie, based on the beloved 1991 animated movie, one of the most popular Disney flicks of all time and winner of Oscars for Best Music, Original Song and Best Music, Original Score.