Everyone is getting pumped up for the release of Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast remake, but some folks in Alabama may not be able to see it at their local drive-in.

The owner of Henagar Drive-In is banning Beauty and the Beast after it was announced that the film would include a gay character.

Beauty and the Beast's director revealed in a recent interview that the character of LeFou, played by Josh Gad, would be openly gay.


The owner told TMZ that he decided not to show the film after the character's sexuality was revealed because he "refused to compromise on what the Bible teaches." (Does the Bible not teach love and acceptance for all people?)

"If we can not take our 11 year old grand daughter and 8 year old grandson to see a movie we have no business watching it," the theater's owner continued. "If I can't sit through a movie with God or Jesus sitting by me then we have no business showing it."

He sounds like he'd be fun at parties.


I'm going to go out on a limb and say it's probably okay to take your kids to Beauty and the Beast, a Disney film about a princess.