For actor Dan Stevens, the Beast presented a set of challenges where he had to reenact his scenes multiple times so the motion capture could be realistic.
“I always sort of look at filmmaking as an exercise in collective madness” – Dan Stevens
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For the unknown, Stevens’ alter ego is an attractive lawyer who ends up the designated heir of the late Hugh Bonneville’s country estate.