Disney is adapting a ton of its classic cartoons into live action movies, including 1991's Oscar nominated Beauty and the Beast.
Sir Ian McKellen is signed on to voice the grumpy clock Cogsworth, and the social media-savvy septuagenarian posted a lovely essay to Twitter about the film's magical table read.
"Beauty and the Beast" starts! pic.twitter.com/nOZ7Nk0KVf
— Ian McKellen (@IanMcKellen) April 15, 2015
While this particularly piece was posted to Twitter, McKellen also shares his writing on his blog.