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Emma Watson Cast As Belle In Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty And The Beast’

(Written for Filmoria)

Emma Watson has confirmed that she is going to be the lead in Disney’s upcoming live-action version of the classic fairytale, Beauty And The Beast.

Set to be directed by Twilight: Breaking Dawn’s Bill Condon, the film will apparently stick really close to the original 1991 animated film, which was a huge box-office success and the first animated film to be nominated for the best picture Oscar.

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This Is The End – Film Review

Directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, This Is The End stars a cast ensemble who, playing themselves, are faced with the apocalypse. While attending a party at James Franco‘s house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson, find themselves trapped after a series of strange events. As the world stars to unravel outside and supplies begin to run low, the six friends are forced to face their fate and the true meaning of redemption, as the threat of being sent straight to hell for their sins begin to tear their friendships apart.

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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower – Book vs. Film Review

“I know these will all be stories someday. And our pictures will become old photographs. We’ll all become somebody’s mom or dad. But right now these moments are not stories. This is happening, I am here and I am looking at her. And she is so beautiful. I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive, and you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And you’re listening to that song and that drive with the people you love most in this world. And in this moment I swear, we are infinite.”

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Originally published in 1999, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower is a coming-of-age epistolary novel written by American novelist Stephen Chbosky. Adapted by the author himself, the film adaptation was released late last year, as the modern story follows shy and unpopular freshman Charlie (Logan Lerman), who is nervous about beginning his first year of high school. Taken under the wings of two seniors, Patrick (Ezra Miller) and Sam (Emma Watson), Charlie is welcomed into the real world of friendships, first loves, drugs, and the general awkwardnesses of adolescence, as the people he meets who help him to find out who he really is. But is it only a matter of time before his traumatised past creeps up on him again?

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Film Review

Directed by Stephen Chbosky and based on his own novel of the same name, first published in 1999, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a modern-coming of age story that follows shy and unpopular freshman Charlie (Logan Lerman), who is nervous about beginning his first year of high school. Taken under the wings of two seniors, Patrick (Ezra Miller) and Sam (Emma Watson), Charlie is welcomed into the real world of friendships, first loves, drugs, and the general awkwardnesses of adolescence, as the people he meets who help him to find out who he really is. But is it only a matter of time before his traumatised past creeps up on him again?

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Anthony Hopkins Climbs Aboard The Ark for Darren Aronofsky’s Noah

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The cast for Darren Aronofsky‘s Biblical retelling of Noah just keeps getting better and better, with Sir Anthony Hopkins becoming the most recently announced to board the ark.

Hopkins, best known for his role as Hannibal, will play Noah’s grandfather, the 900-year-old Methusaleh, who dies seven days before the Great Flood.

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Emma Watson In Talks To Join Aronofsky’s Noah

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex)

Emma Watson is in talks to join Darren Aronofsky’s cast of Noah, it has been recently announced, an upcoming Biblical retelling of the classic tale of Noah and his ark.

Already starring Russell Crowe as the Biblical ark builder, Watson is in discussions to play Ila, a young woman who develops a close relationship with Noah’s son, Shem, who will be played by Douglas Booth.

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First Trailer for The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

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This week we have the first trailer for Steven Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower, an adaptation of his acclaimed novel of the same name.

Following Logan Lerman in the lead role, the film follows his character as an introverted high school freshman who finds acceptance in two senior students, one played by Emma Watson and the other by Ezra Miller, as he is caught between trying to live his life and escape it.

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