Released in cinemas today, Emma Watson stars in the psychological thriller, Regression, alongside Ethan Hawke in one of her most hard-hitting roles to date.
She may be most recognisable role for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, but let’s take a look at some of her other fantastic performances over the year.
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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.
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.
“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.”
Based on Stephen Chbosky‘s 1999 book of the same name, and directed and written by the author himself, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower follows the 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 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 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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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.