The first films of both of their franchises were produced by Don Hahn, part of the Disney Animated Features Cannon, first released to video on Friday during the next year (Beauty and the Beast was released on October 30, 1992 while The Lion King was released on March 3, 1995), never made it into the Gold Classic Collection, released to IMAX theaters in 2002, released on the fourth to last Tuesday of October (Beauty and the Beast was released on October 8, 2002 while The Lion King was released on October 7, 2003) and released to Blueray for the first time on the first Tuesday of October in the next eight years as part of the Diamond Editions (Beauty and The Beast was released on October 5, 2010 while The Lion King was released on October 4, 2011). It is a hangout for Gaston (who presumably acted as the owner) and the villagers, and where Claudette, Laurette, and Paulette (a.k.a., the Bimbettes) find work as tavern waitresses. In Belle's Quest, Gaston plays out his role in the film to some degree, though at the start, he appears to be much more tame, even using his strength to assist Belle in a task. Summer: Mickey's WaterWorks Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers: Mickey Mouse • Minnie Mouse • Donald Duck • Goofy Disney Characters introduced in Birth by Sleep: Prince Phillip • Maleficent's Goons • Doc • Grumpy • Happy • Sleepy • Bashful • Sneezy • Dopey • The Prince • Evil Queen • Magic Mirror • Prince Charming • Jaq • Lady Tremaine • Anastasia • Drizella • Lucifer • Grand Duke • Grand Councilwoman • Captain Gantu • Jumba • Experiment 221 • Lost Boys He is also mentioned beforehand, as the reason the Bimbettes did that was specifically so they won't have any competition regarding getting Gaston to marry them. However, the first use of that term was in 1982, at least a few centuries after the plot setting of the story, for the protagonist in. As well as Jafar, he is also similar to Scar. This idea was scrapped because the writers thought that it was too gruesome and horrible. Additionally, before "Me" even begins, he mentions to the Silly Girls that their "rendezvouses" will continue after he marries Belle, suggesting that he would be unfaithful and that he is an adulterer. MousekeDance It! A narcissist who sees himself as superior to everyone around him, Gaston is proud, boorish, uncultured, greedy, short-tempered, impolite, narcissistic, and sexist. UltimateDisney.com's Top 30 Disney Villains Countdown, Villains who aren't revealed to be evil at first, Villains who aren't revealed to be bad at first, to a man buying livestock and a house during the same era, More of the behavior of men like Gaston during the time period of the movie, https://disneyvillains.fandom.com/wiki/Gaston_LeGume?oldid=151824, "How can you read this? However, just before Gaston and LeFou barge into Belle and Maurice's cottage, Maurice left for the castle on his own. Other actors include Steve Condie. Horrified and disgusted, Belle refuses, and a smug Gaston allows Maurice to be dragged away. (Lefou for Gaston, Willie for Junior). Gaston is the opposite of the Beast. All in all, Gaston had learned the hard way that pride literally comes before a fall. But this was changed in the Disney film which lead Gaston to stab the Beast and dying from wounds. He believes that women like Belle are not supposed to think for themselves or even get ideas, and even tosses Belle's book into the mud in an attempt to get her to focus on "more important things" (namely, himself). Locking Belle and Maurice in the basement to keep them from warning the Beast, Gaston leads a lynch mob to attack the Beast's castle and leave no one alive. Notable actors who have played the role on Broadway include Burke Moses (who originated the role on Broadway and in the original London production), Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Cody Carlton, and Donny Osmond (singing voice of Li Shang in Mulan). Gaston has his own restaurant, Gaston's Tavern, in the Beauty and the Beast area of the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland. Interestingly enough, as mentioned in one of the above Trivias, Disney made absolutely certain to remove to skull and cross bones from Gaston's pupils as he fell to his death in the theatrical and VHS version, yet made no attempt to do so in the later releases on DVD and Blu-ray. According to the Wikipedia page for that film (link below) for the 2017 version of “Beauty and the Beast” I read the “plot” section and it doesn’t say a surname for either her or her father Maurice. Gaston is featured in the ABC series in a very minor role played by Sage Brocklebank. Personality Did you honestly think she'd want you, when she had someone like me? Maurice suddenly interrupts and warns the villagers about a monstrous beast who has locked up Belle as a prisoner in the tower of his castle. • Disney in the Stars • Magic, Music and Mayhem • The Magic, the Memories and You • Magical • Once Upon a Time • Wishes • Wonderful World of Animation • World of Color Gaston appeared in the official comic adaptation for the film. Beauty and the Beast, by Jeanne-Marie LePrince Beaumont, is one of the most iconic love stories in our storytelling, fairy tale history with twists and turns that allow us to search deep within the story for tangled webs and deeper thoughts.It is an enchanting tale with sweeping romance and beautiful lessons learned by the two main characters, Belle and the Beast. ", Rupert Everett was a considered choice for the voice of Gaston, but was turned down because he didn't sound "arrogant enough." Story threads show that in the original screenplay, Gaston would have tried to use his sword to stab the Beast, only to lose his balance and fall off the garden wall to his death. He also was intended to directly go over to Monsieur D'Arque's asylum to recruit him, instead of having him arrive at the Tavern illicitly. Beauty and the Beast part 24 - Beast vs. Gaston Beauty and the Beast part 24 - Beast vs. Gaston Beauty and the Beast part 24 - Beast vs. Gaston Beauty and the Beast part 24 - Beast vs. Gaston Beauty and the Beast part 24 - Beast vs. Gaston Beauty and the Beast part 24 - Beast vs. Gaston. [1] It's this sexist viewpoint that drives him away from Belle (the woman he wishes to marry), who looks at him as brainless and boorish as a result, while every other woman in the village (especially Claudia and her sisters) doesn't seem to notice or care. Gaston plays a notable part in the nighttime castle show Once Upon a Time, where he engages in a battle against the Beast during the show's climax; eventually falling to his death. Gaston LeGume (simply known as Gaston) is the main antagonist of Disney's 30th full-length animated feature film Beauty and the Beast (which is based on the 1756 French fairytale of the same name by the late Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont), and its 2017 live action adaptation of the same name.He is also one of the supporting antagonists in Mickey's House of Villains. Both fight the protagonists somewhere high during a storm. Notable actors who have played the role on Broadway include Burke Moses (who originated the role on Broadway and in the original London production), Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Cody Carlton, and Donny Osmond (singing voice of Li Shang in Mulan). Gaston grows even more frustrated after his plan fails and is shocked that Maurice was indeed telling the truth, but becomes increasingly jealous when Belle begins referring to the Beast as "kind and gentle," realizing that she prefers a "monster" over himself. Just like their friend LeFou, they are eager to praise and please Gaston … When production first started on Beauty and the Beast, Belle's characterization was initially slightly closer to that of the original tale, being slightly timid yet also caring. He also met his fate differently (see Death section below). Gaston makes his debut appearance in the Kingdom Hearts series in Kingdom Hearts χ. Shake It! Overtakers: Maleficent • Chernabog • The Evil Queen • Cruella De Vil • Claude Frollo • Ursula • Jafar • Shan Yu • Jack Sparrow • Tia Dalma • Gaston • Prince John • Horned King • Big Bad Wolf • J. Worthington Foulfellow • Gideon • Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed • Diablo • Magic Brooms • Green Army Men • Blackbeard • Shere Khan • Si and Am • Hopper • Flotsam and Jetsam • Judge Doom • Madame Leota • Sabor • The Headless Horseman • Stormtroopers • Scar • Zira, Recurring Guests: Timon • Pumbaa • Jafar • Iago • Hades • Mushu • Cri-Kee • Ariel • Prince Eric • King Triton • Flounder • Sebastian • Peter Pan • Jiminy Cricket • Pinocchio • Belle • Beast • Lumiere • Gaston • Dumbo • Timothy Q. Belle, however, manages to prove her father's apparently insane claims about a beast inhabiting a huge castle in the woods to be true by using a magic mirror that the Beast had given her, showing him to Gaston and the entire village. He is also extremely petty because he doesn't want any other man to be with her, or for her to like them in any way at all. After he and Belle discovered a captive Ogre, Gaston tortured the youngling for information, an act Belle considered to be unconscionable. In fact, his "begging" to the Beast may have been nothing more than a trick: he still had a knife on his person, and if the Beast was as "kind and gentle" as Belle described him to be, then Gaston would have appealed to his enemy's better nature, thus allowing him to be brought back on solid ground before he could get one last shot. Both are supposed to be hero characters, but inside they are arrogant, therefore they are Disney Villains who weren't revealed to be evil at first. In order to protect the kingdoms, Belle finally agrees reluctantly to marry Gaston. In their final moments, they believe they have successfully killed the hero, but their triumphs are cut short, and they fall to their deaths and are not seen again. While he attempts to corner Belle and plant a kiss on her, she uses her wiles to keep him at bay and manages to open the door that he has pinned her against. Gaston warns Belle that she will end up being in the streets as a beggar if she doesn't marry him, but she still refuses by saying that she's not that simple to hang out with, much to his dismay. as one of the villains that were invited by Maleficent. One of the cut lyrics for the Gaston song also had "Who breaks hearts like Gaston", implying that even before the Beast entered the picture, Gaston was a very treacherous individual to his friends and allies. He comes up with a clever plan to get Belle to marry him by threatening to have her father, Maurice, thrown into an asylum, and when that plan is foiled by Belle showing the Beast with a magic mirror, Gaston takes it in stride and quickly turns the tables by manipulating the villagers into forming a mob to kill the Beast. Gaston was one of the Disney villains the evil witch Mizrabel had the ability to morph into. She rejects him to his face and declares that she has an actual ball to attend, irritating and infuriating Gaston. • Festival of Fantasy Parade • Flights of Fantasy Parade • Happiness is Here Parade • Jubilation! Gaston's Buddies (named Tom, Dick, Stanley and Walter) are supporting antagonists of Disney's 30th full-length animated feature film Beauty and the Beast (which is based on the 1756 French fairytale of the same name by the late Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont), and its 2017 live action adaptation of the same name. The god makes a further deal to Belle, that if either Gaston or Rumplestiltskin push the other one in the River of Lost Souls, then Belle could keep her unborn son. However, Gaston alongside LeFou was forced to flee after a skunk ended up emitting an odor in anger of potential competition. Richard White was born on August 4, 1953 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. However, Gaston's victory is short-lived when the footbridge breaks apart (due to the curse slowly crumbling the castle as the Beast succumbs to his wounds), leaving Gaston to fall screaming to his death to the castle floor below, similar to that of the original. The Beast, however, regains his strength when he sees Belle return (she had escaped from the basement) and viciously fights back. Too 'kind and gentle' to fight back? When Gaston falls, the strap of his quiver on his back is the wrong way round. He also appears as a child in Issue 5 of Disney Comic Hits!, also made by Marvel Comics, alongside Belle and the Bimbettes, where he is standing on his sled during a snowy day in an obvious attempt at impressing her (with the Bimbettes trying to get his attention) before he and the Bimbettes ended up crashing into a tree. In Issue 2, Gaston decided to announce a wife auction in the hopes that Belle would be lured over. Mounting his horse, he leads a lynch mob to attack the Beast's castle and leave no one alive while declaring that he himself is to take down the Beast. Spring: Disney Color-Fest: A Street Party! Story appearances In Issue 3 "Has Gaston Finally Won Belle's Hand at Last? Upon trying to stand up, he notices that the wolves who attacked Maurice and Belle earlier are looking at him, and then the wolves ate him. He attempted to reclaim her from Rumplestiltskin regardless but was transformed into a rose and given as a gift to Belle. And now that I'm grown, I eat 5 dozen eggs, so I'm roughly the size of a barge! LeFou, the villagers, the tavern men • Feel the Magic • Mickey's Magical Celebration • Mickey's Magical Music World • Mickey and the Magician • Once Upon a Mouse • The Pavilion • Royal Princess Music Celebration • Royal Theatre • The Golden Mickeys • The Starlit Princess Waltz Halloween: It's Good to be Bad with the Disney Villains • Let's Get Wicked • Maze of Madness: The Nightmare Experiment Continues • The Disney Villains Halloween Showtime Tokyo Disneyland • Disney Dreams! Gaston doesn't care about the village very much, even if he genuinely does believe that the Beast is a threat. 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His ultimate goal is the same too—marry the prettiest girl in town and make her his "little wife" and his "property". It just says “Belle” and “Maurice”. He wasn't initially supposed to be the town hero or a hunter, but a marquess (French nobleman). ", (sings) "When I was a lad, I ate 4 dozen eggs every morning to help me get large. He also wore a cape during his final battle with the Beast. Gaston is a fictional character in Walt Disney Pictures' 30th animated feature film Beauty and the Beast (1991). 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