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Emma Watson Sings 'Belle' with the Townspeople in 'Beauty & The Beast' First Look Clip!

The first look at Emma Watson singing her character’s first song, “Belle,” from the upcoming movie Beauty and the Beast has been released!

The clip opens with the townspeople singing the famous, “Bonjour! Bonjour! Bonjour, bonjour, bonjour!”

Emma then goes into Belle’s line, “There goes the baker with his tray like always, the same old bread and rolls to sell. Ev’ry morning just the same, since the morning that we came, to this poor provincial town.”

Belle then shares a moment with the baker and you might notice that some of the dialogue between the two characters has been changed from the animated film. In the original film she says the book she just finished is about “a beanstalk and an ogre,” but in the live-action remake she says, “it’s about two lovers in fair Verona,” in reference to Romeo and Juliet.

Make sure to watch the clip of Emma singing “Belle (Reprise)” as well!


“Belle” Clip – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
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Emma Watson Kicks Off 'Beauty & The Beast' Press Tour in Paris

Emma Watson is getting an early start on press for her upcoming movie Beauty and the Beast!

The 26-year-old actress was joined by co-stars Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, and Josh Gad at a photo call held at the appropriately named Hotel Meurice on Monday (February 20) in Paris, France.

Emma just started a brand new Instagram account to document her travels around the globe to promote the live-action remake of the Disney animated musical.

“About to set off on day one of the @beautyandthebeast press tour with Team Watson… Hello Paris! Bonjour! I’ve started a new Instagram called @the_press_tour so you can follow our journey. I hope you enjoy seeing what goes on behind the scenes. It takes a village! Love, Emma,” she said.

Go follow Emma‘s journey now at @The_Press_Tour!

FYI: Emma is wearing a Louis Vuitton dress.

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Emma Watson Addresses Beauty & the Beast's Stockholm Syndrome Accusations

Emma Watson is opening up about concerns that her upcoming Beauty and the Beast movie features the psychological phenomenon of Stockholm syndrome (aka feelings of trust or affection felt in certain cases of kidnapping or hostage-taking by a victim toward a captor).

The 26-year-old actress disagrees with any accusations of the sort, as she thought carefully about playing Belle before taking on the role, making sure she didn’t portray her as a victim.

“It’s something I really grappled with at the beginning: the Stockholm-syndrome question,” she told Entertainment Weekly in its February 24th/March 3rd 2017 issue. “That’s where a prisoner will take on the characteristics of and fall in love with the captor. Belle actively argues and disagrees with [Beast] constantly.”

“She has none of the characteristics of someone with Stockholm syndrome because she keeps her independence; she keeps that freedom of thought,” Emma went on. “I also think there is a very intentional switch where, in my mind, Belle decides to stay. She’s giving him hell. There is no sense of ‘I need to kill this guy with kindness.’ Or any sense that she deserves this. In fact, she gives as good as she gets. He bangs on the door, she bangs back. There’s this defiance that ‘You think I’m going to come and eat dinner with you and I’m your prisoner – absolutely not.’”

Click inside to hear what else Emma had to say…More Here! »

Emma Watson Reveals Belle's Superpower in 'Beauty & the Beast'

Emma Watson is opening up about how she wanted to make sure she gave her Beauty and the Beast character, Belle, some serious consideration before agreeing to take on the role.

The 26-year-old actress shared her thoughts in an interview with Entertainment Weekly for its February 24th/March 3rd 2017 issue – aka the Beauty and the Beast preview issue.

Here’s what Emma had to share with the mag:

On Belle’s superpower: “What’s so beautiful about this story as a whole is this idea that Belle is able to see past these extraneous, external, superficial qualities of Beast. She is able to see deeper, and that’s one of her special powers. It is her superpower: empathy.”

Also in the issue, Emma reveals what struggles she sees today for women and girls, as well as the movie that made her decide to not quit acting. EW also looks into how the Beauty and the Beast design team crafted the Beast’s ballroom.

Check out Emma‘s cover below, and don’t miss the issue when it hits newsstands tomorrow (February 17)!

For more from Emma, head to EntertainmentWeekly.com.

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Luke Evans Debuts Gaston Clip from 'Beauty & The Beast' - Watch Now!

Luke Evans is playing Gaston in the upcoming movie Beauty and the Beast and he just debuted the first look at him singing the song “Gaston” in the film!

The 37-year-old actor made an appearance on Good Morning America to debut the clip on Tuesday (February 14) in New York City.

Later in the day, Luke stopped by the Build Series to promote his role in the film, in theaters on March 17.

“Very near the top, if not, the top,” Luke said on GMA about where he would rank this experience compared to other films he has made. “It’s Disney. You’re bringing an animated character, that people have known for so long, to life. It’s an honor, but it’s so much fun.”

20+ pictures inside of Luke Evans making appearances in the Big Apple… More Here! »

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Belle Falls in Love With Voldemort in This 'Beauty & the Beast' & 'Harry Potter' Mash-Up - Watch Now!

This Beauty and the Beast mash-up with Harry Potter is pretty epic.

Titled “Beauty and the Voldemort,” Belle (Emma Watson) falls in love with He Who Shall Not Be Named, instead of the Beast, of course.

“We’re in this together,” Belle tells him.

Then he says, “I can not live forever.”

The trailer uses clips and footage from both films. Check it out below!

Beauty and the Beast (the real one) hits theaters on March 17.

WHAT DO YOU THINK about this BATB & Harry Potter mash-up trailer?


Beauty & the Beast / Harry Potter Mash-Up

Ariana Grande & John Legend Duet On 'Beauty And The Beast' Theme Song - Listen Now!

After getting a sneak peak of their duet on the third and final trailer of Beauty and the Beast earlier this week, Ariana Grande and John Legend finally debut the full version of their rendition of the main theme “Beauty And The Beast” – and it’s beautiful!

The 23-year-old singer and John‘s remake version was produced by Ron Fair, while director Dave Meyers took on the music video, which is set to premiere later this month.

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In the original Disney animated film, Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson performed “Beauty and the Beast” for the film’s soundtrack and won the Grammy, Golden Globe and the Oscar.

“Stepping into the shoes of an Oscar- and Grammy Award-winning classic is not small potatoes,” producer Ron Fair said in a statement. “But with today’s two greatest singers—John Legend and Ariana Grande—we are bringing the song back with a new school/old school fresh treatment that shows the soulfulness and power of what a great melody and lyric can inspire.”

Beauty and the Beast” is also available on iTunes and Spotify!


Ariana Grande & John Legend – ‘Beauty and the Beast’
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