Pop Minute

Home    Photos    Videos    What's on TV Tonight


Emma Watson To Star As Belle In Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast'

Emma Watson (photosEmma Watson photos) will star as Belle in Disney's live-action version of 'Beauty and the Beast'.

The 'Harry Potter' actress confirmed the news on her Facebook page Monday morning.

"I'm finally able to tell you... that I will be playing Belle in Disney's new live-action Beauty and the Beast,'" she said.

"It was such a big part of my growing up, it almost feels surreal that I'll get to dance to 'Be Our Guest' and sing 'Something There.'"

"My six year old self is on the ceiling - heart bursting. Time to start some singing lessons. I can't wait for you to see it."

The film will be directed by Bill Condon, who was also behind the camera for 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2'.

Interestingly, Watson was set to originally star in Warner Bros' 'Beauty and the Beast' project with Guillermo del Toro but after that fell apart, Disney began talks to bring make her their Belle.

January 27, 2015 |

Related Posts
  Emma Watson Recalls Moment She Mistook Jimmy Fallon for Jimmy Kimmel
  Emma Watson Explains Why She Was Dropped From 'La La Land' Starring Role
  Emma Watson Non Nude Private Photos Stolen From Stylist
  'Book Ninja' Emma Watson Leaves Books Around For People To Find Them
  Emma Watson Defends Posing Topless In 'Vanity Fair' After Feminism Criticism
  Emma Watson: 'Beauty and the Beast' Is 'Pure Escapism'
  Emma Watson Sings 'Something There' In 'Beauty and the Beast'
  'Beauty and the Beast' Trailer Premieres on 'Good Morning America'
  Emma Watson Shocked By 'Lack Of Empathy' For Women In Nude Photo Leak
  Disney World Erects Memorial Statue For Toddler Killed By Alligator
  US Postal Service To Release Stamps Featuring Disney Villains
  Disney Finds Its Leads To Join Will Smith As Genie in Live-Action 'Aladdin'
  'Wreck-It Ralph' Sequel Titled 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
  Russia Considers Banning 'Beauty and the Beast Over 'Gay Moment'
  'DuckTales' Reeboot Trailer Brings Back Classic Theme Song
  Rider Strong: Disney Didn't Want 'Girl Meets World' Tackling Issues Like Original
  'Girl Meets World' Officially Cancelled By Disney Channel
  All-New 'DuckTales' Cast Sings Original Theme Song




© Copyright & Privacy Policy Pop Minute. All rights reserved. | Feedback



 
Jennifer Lawrence Reveals She Was Made To Do 'Naked Line-Up' Early In Career
Kevin James: 'Kevin Can Wait' Killed Off Wife Because 'Out of Ideas'
Marvel Debuts Ruthless Hero-King In First 'Black Panther' Trailer
Patton Oswalt Says Adults Ruined Halloween Haunted House
Amy Schumer Talks About Twitter Trolls and Weight Gain
Jimmy Kimmel & Paul Shaffer Do Talk Show In A Taxi
Joe Jonas and 'Game of Throne's Sophie Turner Are Engaged
James Corden Apologizes for Harvey Weinstein Jokes at amfAR Gala
Jimmy Fallon: 'I Don't Really Even Care That Much About Politics'

Latest Photos (bikini babes)

   

Bella Thorne | Ximena Cordoba | Kristina Peric | Melissa Satta