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Emma Watson Official Website Updated with New Sunday Times Style Magazine Photos, More

Posted by: sue
December 10, 2008, 10:32 PM

Several bits of news tonight, having to do with actress Emma Watson, as her official website has been updated with new photos that appeared in the UK Sunday Times Style Magazine. Things have also taken on a festive air over at the website of the Hermione Granger actress, for if you have not seen it yet, note it has been recently decorated with a musical, and snowy holiday theme. Via this link, you can see a Christmas tree to click  and drag, which will produce some holiday "gifts."

Finally, be sure to check this news post, that lists many of Emma's upcoming interview schedule and appearances before the release of her new movie, The Tale of Despereaux (which also co-stars fellow Potter actor Robbie Coltrane). Emma Watson will soon be featured in interviews with the AP, the Guardian and Telegraph newspapers, on, and will be appearing on ITV at the Movies holiday special.

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YAY Emma Watson! (first post?)

Posted by lily_luna on December 10, 2008, 10:47 PM report to moderator

yay! Go emma!

Posted by givemesomeTLC on December 10, 2008, 10:50 PM report to moderator

Hey…she looks so purty over there on the top…i luv emma…yay! tht was a rly cute article and well written..luv her website holiday greetings..did she draw those pics alsolike tht christmas tre? cuz tht was amazing! YOU GO GRL! I LUV U! MWAH! 3rd post! ;)

Posted by GinnyPotter on December 10, 2008, 10:55 PM report to moderator
KB Prez

They did a nice job with Emma’s website for Christmas. It’s cute and I love “Jingle Bells”!

Posted by KB Prez on December 10, 2008, 11:07 PM report to moderator

So great to see the 3 main HP actors (Dan, Rupe and Emma) do what they´re best at. Dan and Rupert in terms of acting and Emma in terms of posing for magazines

Posted by Sonja on December 11, 2008, 12:04 AM report to moderator

Though they all do both.

Posted by Guest on December 11, 2008, 01:38 AM report to moderator

For someone who supposedly found it difficult growing up in the media spotlight, she’s not shy about putting herself slap bang in the middle of it. Ah well, when you’ve got as little acting talent as she has, I guess you have to make the most of your pretty face while you can. Meanwhile, Dan and Rupert can ‘struggle’ on with their well deserved acting careers.

Posted by m.a.boon on December 11, 2008, 02:54 AM report to moderator

sonja and m.a.boon please go somewhere else to vent your ever so sad bitterness

Posted by SeaJay on December 11, 2008, 05:55 AM report to moderator

I’m going nowhere. I’ll express my opinion here, without foul language, the same as you SeaJay. If you don’t like it, tough.

Posted by m.boon on December 11, 2008, 06:54 AM report to moderator

SeaJay – everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

I personally don’t think Emma is a good actress, but at least this is a news item related to her working and not just showing up at a random event. She’s is becoming a bit of a socialite and until shw shows that she is more interested in acting (by working more) then you can’t expect many of us to think of her the same way you do.

I think she cares more about PR than acting.

Posted by Miriam on December 11, 2008, 09:00 AM report to moderator

The girl was still in school and is planning to go back next fall. How many films do you think she had or will have, outside of HP, enough time to complete? I’m not knocking on Dan or Rupert, but they’re both older than her and ended their schooling much earlier than she will, so they would have ample time to accomplish whatever projects they would like to. Emma doesn’t. She’s doing what she can with the time she has.

On another note, I thought she was signed with a modeling agency, so isn’t posing for magazines part of that job? Why does she have to take herself out of that because she’s found growing up in the spotlight difficult? Difficult doesn’t equal run away from.

Posted by Blair on December 11, 2008, 09:02 AM report to moderator

“…she cares more about PR than acting.” Arrgh.

A point, that often gets overlooked is that Emma Watson went to school two years longer than Dan or Rupert who finished school with their GCSEs while Emma finished with her A-Levels. So, there was a little less time to do acting. Another point is that most of the PR she does is for either Harry Potter or Tale of D, which she is obliged to do, beause it says so in her contracts. Dan and Rupert do that type of PR, too, btw. Dan was in Vogue Magazine naked on a horse, he was on Charlie Rose and Inside the Actors Studio and so on and nobody held that against him.

Emma Watson always said, that she will have a gap year after school. So, she goes to movie premieres, theater premieres, fashion shows, visits potential universities, promotes her new animated movie and gets stalked by paparazzi everywhere she goes all day long. Is she not allowed all that in her gap year? Is she allowed to do what she wants to do in her free time? She will shoot a movie all of next year, she will go to university, how many movies is she supposed to shoot to satisfy you bashers?

In addition, she is going to auditions, reads scripts and waits for a project to come along that interests her. She is very selective about her projects and she also needs to find the time. (Remember two years more school than Dan and Rupert?) Is doing 5 movies a year like some actresses better that doing the ones that are realy interesting? In a couple of years, she´ll be the highest educated person of the trio and if that means she had to pass on a couple of acting parts, that´s fine with me.

Besides, quite a lot of actresses and singers in addition to being signed with an acting agency are also signed with a modeling agency. That doesn´t automatically mean that they will appear on a catwalk anywhere, but for instance photoshoots are planned that way, for instance. And for Emma Watson (and for a number of other people) photoshoots are a form of acting – acting in still frames. The Vogue Italy shoot has been her most artistic so far and there was certainly acting invoved – for those who cared to see it.
Dan and Rupert have done photoshoots, too, so why is Emma getting all the heat for what she does?

Posted by HP_Appreciator on December 11, 2008, 09:43 AM report to moderator

I should have clarified, by PR I wasn’t referring to the legitimate work that she does to promote her projects, I was referring to the socialising aspect of permieres etc. That is not what I consider to be “work”.

As to her education – we’re all aware that she finished her A-Levels. But Daniel did his AS Levels – that means he has had one less year of education than Emma – not 2, Rupert is the one that finished after his GCSEs. And going on to university does not necessarily make one better than others you know. That’s snobbery.

But she finished her ALevels in the summer – that means she has had from then to Feb next to fit something in. But she hasn’t. If she doesn’t want to do anything in the mean time that’sup to her – but her photoshoots are not part of acting, and my point was that she hasn’t had an acting job since May (HBP), when she really could do with the skills.

You referred to Dan adn Rupert doing photoshoots – true. Photoshoots to promote their projects. Again, Emma’s Vogue shoot wasn’t doing that.

As a person she seems fine, smart and with a good head on her shoulders.

I just don’t consider her focused on being an actress. She won’t get a chance to make another production until Aug 2010 (when DH is completed).

You shouldn’t all start to go on the defensive and treating us that don’t think of her in the same light as you as being “haters” or “giving her a hard time”.

Posted by Miriam on December 11, 2008, 10:09 AM report to moderator

Sorry if I came across as being defensive; that wasn’t my intent, and I apologize.

Again, Emma is signed with Storm models, and with her current high-profile status, she would be expected to feature in modeling photoshoots. Yes, she finished her ALevels in the summer, leaving then until Febuary to do another project, but there may not have been anything available for her that had those specific shooting times. She’s not yet big enough like, say, Angelina Jolie, for every production company to bend to her needs. Only the WB will do that.

Posted by Blair on December 11, 2008, 10:19 AM report to moderator

Emma also spent time on finding universities to go to, and she had to do a bit of traveling for the east coast US schools. Lord knows that already eats a lot of time for those of us who don’t travel to other countries looking for a potential university. I live in Indiana, US, and just looking at nursing schools across the Midwest, while finishing high school and countless extracurriculars, took close to four months because of the schools’ different visitation dates and the availablity of my schedule.

Posted by Blair on December 11, 2008, 10:26 AM report to moderator
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