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Emma Watson: News and Rumors
Last Updated: 09/28/2016
Emma Watson Narrates A Movie Short Named Hurdles Which Tackles The Challenges Women Face.
Watson utilizes her acting ability and passion for gender equality in this short by The Global Goals. The movie examines the hurdles and troubles women still face today. Emma posted the movie to her Twitter in the hope of raising awareness that women have not yet overcome all that's thrown at them.
UN Goodwill Ambassador, Emma Watson Calls For Equality And A Stand Against Sexual Assault
Watson took to the stage in New York at a UN debate for the #HeForShe campaign. Here, Emma voiced her concerns about the lack of severity placed upon punishment for sexual assault crimes. The young star also went on to talk about how education systems can help to bridge the inequality gap. The actress and activist holds the campaign very close to her heart and likes to work with the UN as often as she can.
Emma Watson Involved In Lawsuit Regarding Leaked Nudes
Watson is in a legal battle with the website, Celeb Jihad after they leaked photos of her in a top that revealed her bare breasts. The site posted the pictures but have quickly removed them after Emma threatened legal action.
Emma Watson Has Been Given From Sound Advice From The Original Belle
Paige O'Hara who voiced Belle in the original Disney animated version of Beauty And The Beast has passed on some words of wisdom to Watson as the world waits to see her play Belle:
“You're going to be a heroine. You are already with all your other movies, but this one's going to last your entire life. When you're my age, you're going to be looking back at doing Beauty And The Beast"
Avid Reader Emma Watson Interviews Authors Nicholas Kristof And Sheryl WuDunn On International Literacy Day
Watson and her book club 'Our Shared Shelf' took the chance to interview the authors of the books they have been reading in celebration of International Literacy Day. Emma seeks to encourage programs to get people reading and help those with illiteracy problems.
Teaser Released for Beauty And The Beast
A brand new teaser has been released for the new Disney live-action remake of Beauty And The Beast, all our eyes are on Emma, as she takes on the challenging role of Belle. The movie, set for release on March 17th 2017. The teaser features the table reading of the script with Dan Stevens and Emma Watson.
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Emma Watson's Bio
Emma Watson was born Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson in Paris France, on April 15th 1990 to British parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson. Her parents divorced when she was five years old. The separation meant she left France and moved to England. Watson's first ever experience of acting was that of Hermione in the Harry Potter Franchise starting at the age of eleven, although she had been auditioning since the age of 9 years old for the part.
Since Harry Potter, Emma has gone onto many successful roles and branched out into modeling. In 2010, Emma and her brother Alex became the faces of British brand Burberry. Though standing at just 5"5ft, Emma isn't exactly supermodel height.
Emma is a committed activist and self proclaimed feminist. She is proudly a UN Ambassador and helped to launch the He For She campaign for the UN. A campaign that aims to include men in the feminist struggles of modern life.
Watson has a enviable $70 million net worth, some of which she spends on her two cats, Bubbles and Domino. Emma has had her share of suitors over the years such as Will Adamowicz and Matthew Janney, but it currently happily dating American born William Knight.
You can follow Emma on her Instagram page @emmawatson and also her Twitter @emwatson.
Emma Watson: Upcoming Movies
Beauty And The Beast
- Release Date: March 17th 2017
- Director: Bill Condon
- Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellan, Ewan McGregor, Luke Evans, Audra McDonald, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci
Emma is taking on the huge task of giving the world a live action Belle. The bookish heroine, seeking out adventure in the great, wide somewhere. It's a tale as old as time, the story of a beauty and a beast. A true Disney classic.
- Release date: Unknown
- Director: James Ponsoldt
- Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan, Poorna Jagannathan and Glenne Headly
Originally a novel written by Dave Eggers, The Circle tells the tale of a young woman who gets a job in a technology firm, only to become involved with a mysterious older man. Watson plays Mae Holland, the leading lady. The role of Mae very nearly went to Alicia Vikander, but Watson won the role and Vikander went on to do Jason Bourne instead. The movie is pretty hush-hush and is filming under the fake name Melinda's Song to keep things that way. There is no trailer as of yet nor set release date.
Emma Watson Movies: The Complete List
- Director: Florian Gallenberger
- Starring: Emma Watson, Daniel Bruhl, Michael Nyqvist and Richenda Carey
Synopsis: Lena (Watson) is in search of her abducted boyfriend, her search draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a cult community that nobody has ever escaped from. A gripping thriller showing the lengths a person will go to to save someone they love.
IMDB Rating: 7.1/10
- Director: Alejandro Amenábar
- Starring: Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, David Thewlis and Dale Dickey
Synopsis: When a police detective and psychoanalyst are working on a case of father-daughter sexual abuse, they uncover a hidden satanic cult. A family is ripped apart and a whole community comes under scrutiny. Watson plays the young daughter, Angela, who is abused and believed to be marked by the devil.
IMDB Rating: 5.7/10
- Director: Darren Aronofsky
- Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Antony Hopkins, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Douglas Booth
Synopsis: An adaptation of the biblical fable. Watson plays Ila, Noah's adopted daughter, who marries his son Shem. Though critically acclaimed the movie caused controversy due to its religious nature. Nonetheless, the retelling of the classic tale did very well at the box office.
IMDB Rating: 5.8/10
This Is The End (2013)
- Director: Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogan
- Starring: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogan, Michael Cera, Mindy Kaling, Emma Watson, Craig Robinson, Rihanna, Paul Rudd, Danny McBride, Jay Baruchel, Channing Tatum
Synopsis: A huge house party is thrown by James Franco, while the partying goes on, a huge apocalypse is happening outside. Celebrities playing themselves and rock up at the end of the world party, including Emma Watson herself.
IMDB Rating: 6.7/10
The Bling Ring (2013)
- Director: Sofia Coppola
- Starring: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Gavin Rossdale and Leslie Mann
Synopsis: A group of millennials break into the houses of the rich and famous for a chance to get their hands on a piece of their dream lifestyle. They revel in their newfound status and glitzy ill0gotten gains until it all comes crashing down and they turn on each other. Watson plays Nicki, the sassiest member of the thieving pack.
IMDB Rating: 5.6/10
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)
- Director: Stephen Chbosky
- Starring: Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller, Mae Whitman, Emma Watson, Paul Rudd
Synopsis: A teenager (Charlie) coming to terms with the death of his favorite aunt is struggling to fit in at school, that is until a bunch of misfits take him under their wing. Watson plays promiscuous but lovable Sam, the crush of the Charlie's dreams. Based on the award winning novel of the same name, which was also written by the director.
IMDB Rating: 8/10
My Week With Marilyn (2011)
- Director: Simon Curtis
- Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Emma Watson, Dominic Cooper and Julia Ormond
Synopsis: Based on a true story, Marilyn Monroe visits London to film 'The Prince And The Showgirl' with Laurence Olivier. During her time there she manages to capture the affections of Olivier's employee, causing much trouble along the way. Emma plays Lucy, a girl who also has feelings for the young employee.
IMDB Rating: 7/10
The Tale Of Despereaux (2008)
Director: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
Starring (voice): Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Tracey Ulman, Kevin Cline, Robbie Coltrane and Emma Watson
Synopsis: A brave young mouse refuses to give in to fear like the rest of his kind, he seeks adventure and glory and along the way meets a princess, voiced by Emma Watson.
IMDB Rating: 6.1/10
The Harry Potter Franchise (2001-2011)
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
- Director: Chris Columbus
Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets (2002)
- Director: Chris Columbus
Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban (2004)
- Director: Alfonzo Cuarón
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire (2005)
- Director: Mike Newell
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (2007)
- Director: David Yates
Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince (2009)
- Director: David Yates
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part One (2010)
- Director: David Yates
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part Two (2011)
- Director: David Yates
Emma played Hermione Granger in all eight of the movies spanning the ages of eleven and twenty two when she finished the franchise. Watson's depiction of the frizzy haired brain-box is much beloved, and although the role has stayed with her, Emma has since proved that she is a versatile actress who has transcended her most recognizable character.