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Emma Watson Compares Hermione to Princess Leia, and Belle

Feb 17, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Actor Interviews, Interviews, Media, Videos, Watson, Watson Interviews

Among a list of celebrated female characters like Princess Leia, Black Widow, and Wonder Woman, lies the great Hermione Granger, the brightest witch of her age. Entertainment Weekly interviewed Emma Watson, who stars in next month’s Beauty and the Beast, about Hermione and her influence on little girls and kids who grew up with the series. …read more!

Emma Watson Discusses Belle and Beast’s Relationship

Feb 17, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson knew there would be questions about the nature of Belle and Beast’s relationship in the upcoming remake of Beauty and the Beast. She initially had the same concerns herself–that Belle be portrayed not as a victim, but as a woman who is deeply aware of the Beast’s flaws and chooses, of her own accord, …read more!

Emma Watson gives Magical Advice

Feb 16, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Actor Interviews, Charity, Interviews, Media, Misc, Videos, Watson, Watson Interviews

Harry Potter fans know her as the glorious Hermione Granger, but Emma Watson is also a feminist, an avid reader, and now she is a magical advice giver as well. Earlier this week in Grand Central Station, a sign was spotted being held by American writer Derek Blasberg that read: “Advice from Emma Watson, $2”; …read more!

Emma Watson: Strong in ‘The Circle’ and in Life

Feb 09, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Directors, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Music, News, Trailers, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson stars in the upcoming thriller, The Circle, based on the novel by Dave Eggers. The film, directed by James Ponsoldt, follows Mae Holland, a young woman who lands her dream job at the titular tech company and then, as she opens up her life through its channels, falls prey to the oppressive surveillance it’s …read more!

ELLE UK Names Emma Watson ‘Woman of the Year’

Feb 09, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Honors/Awards, Interviews, News, Watson, Watson Interviews

ELLE UK just announced on their Instagram page that not only will Emma Watson be returning to their cover in March, but they will also be awarding her the ‘Woman of the Year’ Award at the 2017 ELLE Style Awards. The ELLE Style Awards will be on February 13th and ELLE will be recognizing Emma for all of her …read more!

Emma Watson On the Reason She Chose Belle Over Cinderella

Jan 18, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Actor Interviews, Films, Interviews, Media, Movies, News, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson, the intelligent and studious Hermione Granger, was originally approached by Kenneth Branagh, director of the 2015 remake of Cinderella (who fans may also recognize as Gilderoy Lockhart from the Harry Potter films), to star as Cinderella. Watson declined the role, however, believing that Cinderella wasn’t a good fit for her and Lily James …read more!

Emma Watson on Falling in Love With Belle

Jan 15, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Movie Art, Movies, News, Watson, Watson Interviews

Most of us grew up watching Disney’s animated classics. We all had our favorites. We fell in love with the story or the setting or the characters. And before we ever heard of Harry Potter’s Hermione Granger, Emma Watson fell in love with Belle. Disney released video of Watson expounding on her childhood love for Beauty and the Beast, …read more!

Hermione Granger Named No. 1 Best Female Character

Dec 11, 2016

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

News, Watson, Watson Interviews

The Hollywood Reporter  recently surveyed 1,800 people–from directors to actors and writers–and asked what fictional female characters were their favourites. Everyone, from Elle Woods from Legally Blonde to Liz Lemon from 30 Rock, was included and guess who ended up on top? Our favorite book reader and ‘the greatest witch of her age’: Hermione Granger. (   Dana …read more!

Emma Watson Attends One World Summit, Talks Gender Equality with Justin Trudeau

Oct 01, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

News, Watson, Watson Interviews

While in Canada this week to attend One World Summit, Emma Watson met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Parliament of Canada to discuss gender equality, women’s rights, and the Prime Minister’s role as youth ambassador for HeForShe, an initiative founded by Emma in 2014 as part of her position as Women’s Ambassador …read more!

Emma Watson Discusses New Drama ‘The Colony’ and Playing Belle

Jul 02, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Films, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson is currently on a year long hiatus from acting, but she’s starring in two exciting films in the line-up to be released: The Colony (released yesterday in the U.K.) and Beauty and The Beast. The Independent asked her a little more about her character in The Colony, the subject matter of the film, and what it’s like to …read more!

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