Emma Watson To Star As Belle In Disney's Beauty And The Beast
The HeForShe campaigner is set to take on another bookish role, this time with a little more song and dance...
Emma Watson has announced she will taking on the iconic role of Belle in Disney's live action Beauty And The Beast!
The Harry Potter actress shared the exciting news on her Facebook page earlier today, telling fans her 'heart is bursting' at the role.
"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'," she said.
Adding: "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"
Filming is expected to being later this year, with a release date currently not set.