VIDEO: Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Dan Stevens brought the Beast to life

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Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” left audiences stunned when it hit theaters in the early spring. Bringing the classic animated characters to life created an emotional connection to Disney fans all over the world.

Doing so did not come without its challenges though. Taking on an iconic role like that of Belle or Gaston is difficult enough. When you factor in the digital effects that need to be added into the creation of a character like the Beast, you’ve got a real challenge.

It was one challenge though, that actor Dan Stevens had a lot of fun with.

WATCH how Dan Stevens transformed into the Beast:

Exclusive: 'Beauty and the Beast' behind-the-scenes video

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Posted by USA TODAY Life on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will be available on digital, Blu Ray and DVD June, 6.

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