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Emma Watson to Star in Beauty and the Beast

July 21, 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is currently in theatres and blowing up the box office, but some of the young stars are already looking toward their next projects. Emma Watson, for one, has plans to step into the role of another fairytale story as she will star in a film adaptation of Beauty and the Beast directed by Guillermo Del Toro.

ComingSoon.net has reported the news of the mostly unknown project, but with Del Toro at the helm, fans can expect it to be a dark and gritty adaptation. Chances are that the role of Beauty, to be played by Watson, will be that of a very strong-willed woman. Read More