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Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Live Action 'Beauty & The Beast'!

Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Live Action 'Beauty & The Beast'!

Emma Watson has closed a deal to play Belle in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, can confirm!

The 24-year-old actress will be directed by Bill Condon (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Dreamgirls) in a script written by Stephen Chbosky, who directed her in his The Perks of Being a Wallflower film adaptation. Such a perfect team for this!

Emma had previously been courted by Guillermo del Toro to star in his Beauty, but the project was scrapped and the director gave his blessing to Disney to cast her in their film, according to TheWrap

UPDATE: Read Emma‘s full statement on being cast in the movie!

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