Major casting news!
Fashion icon and actress Emma Watson just got cast as — drumroll please — Belle! She’ll be playing the bookish beauty in an upcoming live-action interpretation of Beauty and the Beast. Here is her reaction to the casting as the story broke this morning:
The film will be directed by Bill Condon and produced by Mandeville Films’ David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Production is anticipated to begin later this year and we are anticipated to start freaking out.
Are you excited about this casting choice? Tell us in the comments!