Video: Director Guillermo del Toro Says Emma Watson is “Perfect” for “Beauty and the Beast” Remake

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Aug 15, 2011

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In a new interview with MTV, director Guillermo del Toro discusses his hopes to cast Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) for the lead role in his retelling of “Beauty and the Beast.” Del Toro is now in the process of writing the story for the film, and that process may take years.

You can watch the interview here or below.

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40 Responses to Video: Director Guillermo del Toro Says Emma Watson is “Perfect” for “Beauty and the Beast” Remake

Avatar ImageMaestra2 says: First...! "Years"? Huh??Avatar ImageAlexandraMayWood says: That's cool! But it might take years? Really? Why?Avatar Imagejillians642 says: It takes a long time to get a script to film-able quality, particularly because you need support from producers, studios, actors, etc.Avatar ImageAlexandraMayWood says: Oh, okay. I see. Avatar ImageEmilyDeibert says: I can totally see that! She'll be perfect for that role.Avatar ImageTheOtherHorcrux says: I've never thought of it before but she would. But years? Huh.. Must be good then?Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Maybe his spellcheck broke...Avatar Imagetom legolas says: good on u emma!!!Avatar Imagemencia says: wow, Emma will really be perfect for the role :)Avatar ImageTheGoldenSeeker says: I agree that it seems like a long time to wait but if that will help the movie be great then I'm all for it! ;) I agree that Emma would be great choice for the movie and having Del Toro to say that he wants her too is just another plus! :D I hope Emma will say yes to him, after all he is one of the best directors out there... ;)Avatar ImageTheLostPotter says: Why are you all so shocked at it taking years? It takes a long time to procur a good quality script and Del Toro is a good quality director and thorough writer.Avatar Imagemoonfairychyn says: wow.. emma is perpect.. i hope will see the output of this beauty and the beast ...i will waut for this...Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: Wow that would be awesome!! Much better than Kristen Stewart being Snow White. Pfft.Avatar ImageTanderule says: Emma would be perfectAvatar Imagemoisenallie16 says: That would be so cool! This seems like it would be a movie i would like! I don't want to wait years though..Avatar Imagemoisenallie16 says: That would be so cool! This seems like it would be a movie i would like! I don't want to wait years though..Avatar Imagekyrstalkris says: That would be amazing! Emma would be "perfect" for the part :) I wonder who's going to play the beast? ;)Avatar Imagevicki_the_house_elf says: She'd be perfect for it. I'll watch anything with Emma in it, she's a fantastic actress!Avatar ImageEmmaria says: OMG I hope she says yes that would be perfect :DAvatar Imagealexweasley12 says: Lol, i hope she is in it ! but years ? wow...Avatar ImageLunaLuver says: Now that the ideas in my head I love it! Emma really would be the perfect Belle, I hope it wont take years. :)Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: I think she would be perfect for the role. I'm loving all these real-life remakes of Disney Animated classics! First Alice then Snow White and now this!! Avatar ImageMorganaMorrigan says: I thought she'd already taken the role. I really hope she does.Avatar Imagefloridianhp says: emma is perfect shes beautiful. Avatar Imagerbpenn says: That's going to be one lucky beast.Avatar Imagebaru08 says: great! wanna see it we will attend to great careers !!! Avatar ImageStephPotter says: AGREED! she's perfect for the part in this new movie Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: Cool Emma would be perfect!Avatar Imagepurplehogwarts says: I think Emma would be perfect for the role. I miss her long hair though. I wonder if they're make her wear a weave or if they'll use it short.Avatar ImageGvantsa says: Something awesome to look forward to. I'll have to keep my eyes on news related to this.Avatar ImageHarry-Potter.fan says: I personally think she would do a perfect role in The Beauty and the Beast, She can sing and everything, plus she would be so beautiful.Avatar ImageHarry-Potter.fan says: I personally think she would do a perfect role in The Beauty and the Beast, She can sing and everything, plus she would be so beautiful.Avatar Imagearianneross says: YEARS? Oh. Emma MIGHT be too old for that role then. Hmmm...Avatar ImageMr.Bones says: Well since Beastly, a remake of Beauty and the Beast, sucked i guess another remake of that story is ok?Avatar Imageazaadpotter says: That would be awesome but why would it take years???Avatar Imagetrip_le_threat says: Oh that is so exciting! I love del Toro and he's right Emma would be brilliant in that kind of part. Avatar Imagetrip_le_threat says: Oh that is so exciting! I love del Toro and he's right Emma would be brilliant in that kind of part. Avatar ImageViccy6 says: I can imagine Emma, she would be perfect :)Avatar ImageG.Weasley says: Years?? alright then.but he is right, Emma Watson would be perfect for the part.Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Sounds cool! Definitely would see it!

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