Looks like the Disney Princesses are now coming to life! First it was Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman that stars Kirsten Stewart and Chris Hemsworth back in 2012. Then coming March this year is Cinderella starring Lily James and now, there?s a new Disney Princess preparing for her real life debut in the big screen, the one and only ?beauty? from Beauty and the Beast, Belle!
Beauty and the Beast live adaptation will star Emma Watson
According to a report made by MTV, the Harry Potter star is now the official actress that is going to play the role of Belle in the live movie adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.
Emma Watson also confirms it by posting the message on her Facebook. She said on her post ?I’m finally able to tell you… that I will be playing Belle in Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the Beast! 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. Emma xx?
She fits the role perfectly! Not only she is gorgeous, Emma Watson has also proven a lot of times now that she can act VERY WELL! From her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movie series to as herself in the post-apocalyptic comedy movie This is the End.
It was also revealed in the report by MTV that Bill Condon is going to direct the live movie adaptation of one of Disney?s classic kiddie movie. Condon has also directed Twilight: Breaking Dawn parts 1 and 2, Dreamgirls, The Fifth State and many other films. The movie was said to start production some time later this year.
As for the other characters, sadly, there?s still no official announcements yet from Disney as to who will play the role of Beast, Lumi?re and Cogsworth.
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By David Shankbone (Emma Watson) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons