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Emma Thompson Will Play Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast

Emma Thompson Will Play Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast

Originally posted 03/16/2015 04:00PM

Emma Thompson will portray Mrs. Potts in the upcoming live-action retelling of Beauty and the Beast, Disney announced in a statement released to PEOPLE.

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Emma Watson: I Was Threatened 12 Hours Within Speaking Out About Women's Rights

Emma Watson: I Was Threatened 12 Hours Within Speaking Out About Women's Rights

Originally posted 03/08/2015 04:00PM

Actors are often criticized for taking on political causes.

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Dan Stevens, Luke Evans Set to Join Emma Watson in Beauty and the Beast

Dan Stevens, Luke Evans Set to Join Emma Watson in Beauty and the Beast

Originally posted 03/05/2015 10:15AM

It appears Beauty has found her Beast – as well as his egotistical antagonist, Gaston.

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Emma Watson Puts an End to Those Prince Harry Romance Rumors

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Emma Watson Puts an End to Those Prince Harry Romance Rumors

Originally posted 02/22/2015 11:40AM

Fans hoping that there was truth to rumors about Prince Harry courting Emma Watson are in for a big disappointment

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What do Emma Watson's Harry Potter Costars Think About Her Beauty and the Beast Role?

What do Emma Watson's Harry Potter Costars Think About Her Beauty and the Beast Role?

Originally posted 01/31/2015 03:40PM

As Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, Emma Watson has already proven she can pull off the role of a library-loving bookworm – a key qualification for her upcoming turn as Belle in the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast.

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5 Times Emma Watson Reminded Us of Belle (and Now She'll Play Her in Live Beauty and the Beast)!

5 Times Emma Watson Reminded Us of Belle (and Now She'll Play Her in Live Beauty and the Beast)!

Originally posted 01/27/2015 06:05AM

She already has that Disney Princess vibe

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Who's Playing Belle in the Beauty and the Beast Reboot?

Emma Watson to Play Belle in Beauty and the Beast Live-Action Reboot

Originally posted 01/26/2015 12:25PM

The tale as old as time is getting a live-action reboot – and Emma Watson's set to star in it!

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Game of Thrones Star Maisie Williams Criticizes Emma Watson's 'First-World Feminism'

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Game of Thrones Star Maisie Williams Criticizes Emma Watson's 'First-World Feminism'

Originally posted 12/16/2014 01:45PM

Emma Watson's speech about feminism and gender equality made waves back in September when she announced the launch of the HeForShe campaign in a United Nations address.

The campaign aims to "galvanize as many men and boys as possible to be advocates for gender equality," Watson said at the time, and to correct the misconceptions surrounding modern feminism.

However, Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams was not particularly impressed by Watson's speech.

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Rihanna's Pantslessness! Kendall's Sexy Jumpsuit! Don't Miss These BFA Highlights

Rihanna's Pantslessness! Kendall's Sexy Jumpsuit! Don't Miss These BFA Highlights

Originally posted 12/01/2014 09:15PM

See which stars had jaw-dropping styles you'll be talking about this week

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Emma Watson Dedicates Award to Her Dead Hamster: WATCH

Originally posted 11/03/2014 03:00PM



It was a big night both for Harry Potter star Emma Watson and for Millie, a hamster who died back in 2000.

On Thursday, Watson received the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year at a ceremony presented by BAFTA Los Angeles. And while she has come far since she first took the role of Hermione Granger, Watson's acceptance speech recalled her earliest acting days.

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