Emma Watson has some big news to share — news that makes us envious of the 24-year-old!
The brunette beauty is officially joining the cast of Disney's live-action Beauty & the Beast as — who else? — Belle.
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The 'Harry Potter' actress shared the news via Facebook. "I'm finally able to tell you... that I will be playing Belle in Disney's new live-action 'Beauty and the Beast!' It was such a big part of my growing up, it almost feels surreal that I'll get to dance to 'Be Our Guest' and sing 'Something There,'" she wrote.
"My six year old self is on the ceiling - heart bursting. Time to start some singing lessons. I can't wait for you to see it," she added.
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So not only did Emma get to play one of the biggest female characters in literature, but she now gets to embody a Disney princess?! Some people have all the luck!
According to 'The Hollywood Reporter', the upcoming film will be directed by 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' director Bill Condon. No word yet on who will play The Beast, but we've got a few hunky actors in mind (hello Joe Manganiello!).
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