Emma Watson Confirmed for New Role in “Perks of Being a Wallflower”

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Feb 10, 2011

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Actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) announced on her Twitter and Facebook accounts that the rumors are true: she has been cast in the upcoming “Perks of Being a Wallflower” alongside Logan Lerman (“Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief”).

Ms. Watson revealed filming will begin this summer and she will be taking on the role of Sam, the main character Charlie’s first love (portrayed by Lerman).

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is based off the novel by Stephen Chbosky. Chbosky has also written the screenplay and will direct.





52 Responses to Emma Watson Confirmed for New Role in “Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Avatar ImageMarzapta DeNafkha says: Congratulations for the talented Hermione! We all knew she'll reach far and out!Avatar Imageemkaro says: Should be good! Avatar ImageMikeMagpuyo says: This book has been on my to-read list ages ago.. Gotta have it soon!Avatar ImageCDR says: Great!!!!!Avatar Imagekbicprez says: CONGRATULATIONS to Emma! I loved the book. It’s a nice first role for her after HP. Her character Sam is a special person. GREAT CHOICE Emma!Avatar Imagesherly says: Logan + Emma = two great (and beautiful) actors in one movie Must see!Avatar Imagehermione62091 says: I got to find that book lol. Emma wil do great in that movie.Avatar Imagehalfbloodprincesss says: Not to be a downer on what is playing out to be a great and successful career for Emma Watson, but I thought she said she didn't really want to act any more and if she did it would be in small roles? Maybe I'm mistaken though...Avatar ImageSrose says: That is so great! I love seeing the actors in other roles! Good luck to herAvatar ImageGiant Squid says: Yay! Can't wait to see her in a new movie!Avatar Imagehewy says: This will be so great! Will love seeing her in a different role. She will be just great!!!!Avatar ImageTheStoryteller says: Her with Lerman disgusts me. :/ Avatar Imagekatherine102678 says: Good for Emma.Avatar Imageksddancer says: Great for you Emma! :) I can't wait to see it!Avatar Imageksddancer says: Great for you Emma! :) I can't wait to see it!Avatar Imagedumbledoresman348578 says: OHMYGOODNESS!!! Im so excited for the movie but its crazy shes with Logan Lerman cause he was in Lightning Thief!!! That is quite the scandal...Avatar ImageCarinaPotter says: SHE'S going to be Sam? Really? :-/ I kinda can't picture her as Sam... I loved the book, it's one of my absolute favorites; she just doesn't seem like Sam to me... Although she's going to be brilliant in the role, of course, like always. So I'll probably change my mind once I see it. ;-)Avatar ImageTunyevens says: Omg, I can't wait, I want to see it!!!!! (I thought she didn't want to act, guess this shows me . . . XD)Avatar Imagebudgie says: All the best to her. It sounds like she is picking roles well.Avatar Imagecloethebelatrixlover says: Cant wait :) Avatar ImageExpectoPatronum512 says: can't wait to see it!!Avatar ImageNoble Birth Descending says: Wonderful! Avatar Imagechanngalambeatrice says: It sounds good... But this book is once banned.Avatar Imagesidnandragin says: Hope the acting lessons pay off.Avatar Imagemorgona says: should be epic. one of my favorite books!! although lightning thief did kinda let me down i'm gonna still hope for the best. emma don't let me down plz!! lolAvatar Imageazaadpotter says: OMG that's another one. Cant wait to see her.Avatar Imagegexpert says: Good luck Emma!!!Avatar ImageFiniteincantatum says: The book's great, as I was told, and I cant wait to watch the movie now that I know that she's a part of it!Avatar Imagejhlovesmusic says: That is so awesome!!! Emma will rock the part! Congrats!!! :DAvatar Imagemoondragon15 says: I really enjoyed reading this book and it became one of my favorites. can't wait to watch it! it's amazing both emma and logan are in it.Avatar Imagekiwimci says: HalfBloodPrincess (Jenna Evans) No she still said she wanted to continue acting but that her education was her number 1 priority. But all these guys need to pick up things now while the heat from HP is still at fever pitch... ergo... Rupert will you DO something man!Avatar Imagekiwimci says: @Beatrice Jean Granger, HP fans know all to well that having once been banned is a alright recommendation for a bookAvatar Imagegreenfinch says: i need this NOW. so excited for this, oh gosh.Avatar Imagebaru08 says: wanna see her!Avatar Imagephoenixortheflame says: I really liked that book so I'm glad that they picked a good actor!! :) Avatar Imagephoenixortheflame says: Well, actress. And actor too cause Logan Lerman isn't too bad himself. Avatar Imagetheone-eyedwitch says: I was excited for this movie anyway, but now that Emma AND Logan are in it... Avatar ImageReader511 says: Can't wait to see Emma here in Pittsburgh!Avatar Imagecharlotte.granger says: So exited!!!! Luv u Emma!!!! ur my inspiration!!!!! 2 of my favorite movie/ book franchises into one movie (kindof) AWWWWWSUM!!!! cant waitAvatar Imagecharlotte.granger says: So exited!!!! Luv u Emma!!!! ur my inspiration!!!!! 2 of my favorite movie/ book franchises into one movie (kindof) AWWWWWSUM!!!! cant waitAvatar ImageTanderule says: Two my favorite actors in one movie! If she kisses him, I'll be so jealus! Logan Lerman is soo cute:)Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: hooray hooray!Avatar ImageParkinsonpansy says: I love logan lerman!Avatar ImageSindi says: AHHH! cant wait to see this! :D I love Logan Lerman from Percy Jackson :D oh that Logan, he is very lucky to get to work along side Emma! :D and like wise for Emma cause Logan is Hot! xD hahaAvatar ImageS.K.Weasley says: Congrats to Emma, can't wait to see her !!Avatar ImageSigourney1990 says: AMAZING! I've heard rumors about this for ages so I'm seriously happy she's been confirmed for it :) I think her and Logan will be brilliant together.Avatar ImageRowling Stones says: Is it a British film? Just wondering because i dont think Lerman is British either way i'm excited, i'll have to check out the bookAvatar Imagehermygrakhs94 says: I CAN'T WAIT! I checked out the book from my local library!Avatar Imagehermygrakhs94 says: I CAN'T WAIT! I checked out the book from my local library!Avatar ImageMs-Outstanding-O.W.L78 says: So excited!:]Avatar Imageiwannabeanauror says: thats great!emma and logan are both so talented and both have a lot to offer to the succes of this movie.Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Isn't that special?

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