The first picture of the cast of Beauty and the Beast has been released – see Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Josh Gad, Luke Evans and Kevin Kline pose for a selfie here!

Gad, who plays Gaston's sidekick Le Fou in the upcoming live-action remake, posted the picture on Instagram with the caption, "Can't wait for you to be our guest."

Watson will take the lead role of Belle, with Stevens set to play The Beast. Evans and Kline will play Gaston and Belle's father Maurice respectively.

Sir Ian McKellen is the latest star to join the cast, taking the part of butler-turned-clock Cogsworth while Emma Thompson and Audra McDonald will also star as Mrs Potts and Garderobe.

Beauty and the Beast is set for release in March 2017.