Emma Watson was chosen for the role of Hermione Granger in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at the age of nine. Prior to her casting, she had only acted in school plays. Now in her twenties, Emma has spent half of her life portraying the popular character. What is next for the young celebrity?
The Harry Potter films will encompass a total of eight films when completed. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” will be released November 19, 2010. The film is the second to last in the Harry Potter series. The last film in the Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” will be released in 2011.
The filming of the iconic series came to a bittersweet end. Just before wrapping the final scenes for the movie, according to Marie Claire UK, Watson told reporters, “I feel like someone is dying.” She went on to say that she “was very emotional and proud.”
Emma has already begun “life after Harry Potter.” She is enrolled at Brown University in the U.S. and fully involved in studying and college life. The star has also recently taken an acting role in a new film, “My Week with Marilyn.” In the film, she will play the role of Lucy.
Watson has drastically altered her appearance since ending the filming of Harry Potter. Her long wavy hair has been cut to a short pixie style. Emma has revealed that she was under contractual agreement not to alter her appearance throughout her time filming the Harry Potter series. Once her contract ended, she decided to chop off Hermione Granger’s hair and choose her own style.
Life at Brown University has been very good for a person of her fame. Besides having to deal with a few instances of fellow students wishing for autographs, for the most part, she is just a normal student. Brown University students have been very respectful of the star as well. No twitter pictures have been posted of Watson by her fellow students, despite such instances as walking down the hallway in a towel and hosting a birthday party.
Thankfully for us, her fans, we’ll still be seeing plenty of the talented actress as she promotes both “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” films. Although she has stated that she doesn’t know if she wants to continue acting, her role in “My Week with Marilyn” provides the hope we’ll still be seeing Emma Watson in many more projects to come.
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