Emma Watson tapped for Aronofsky epic
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Published: 6/8/2012 6:15 PM
Print this article Fresh off her supporting role in "My Week With Marilyn" and in advance of her much-anticipated part in the adaptation of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," the good news keeps on coming for Emma Watson. Now the former "Harry Potter" star is teaming up with one of the best directors in the business, Deadline reports.
Watson is in line to appear in the upcoming Biblical epic "Noah," which is going to be directed by Oscar-nominee Darren Aronofsky. The film is going to be a retelling of the iconic Noah's Ark story, with Russell Crowe attached to star as the titular shipbuilder.
There are not many details about the movie, but Watson is expected to play the role of Ila, a young girl who develops a relationship with Noah's son Shem, who will be played by Douglas Booth. Booth, a young English actor, is most known for his work on television and independent films, according to the website
Of the three stars of the "Harry Potter" franchise, Watson has had some of the most success. Daniel Radcliffe had a starring role in the recent horror movie "The Woman in Black," while Rupert Grint has had several supporting roles including 2012's "Into the White."
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