The multi-talented Emma Watson is an actress and UN WOMEN Global Goodwill Ambassador. She rose to fame with her iconic role as Hermione Granger in the HARRY POTTER film series. From 2001 to 2011 she starred in all eight films of the franchise, based on the novels by JK Rowling. Watson followed up this worldwide success with performances in the biographical drama MY WEEK WITH MARILYN, starring Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, and the coming-of-age drama THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, written and directed by Stephen Chbosky.
In THE BLING RING, written and directed by Sofia Coppola, Watson stars as a fame-obsessed teenager who robs the homes of celebrities. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg then offered her to play an exaggerated version of herself in the apocalyptic comedy THIS IS THE END. In the biblically-inspired epic film NOAH she played Noah’s daughter-in-law Ila, starring alongside Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Hopkins. Most recently she starred in the psychological thriller REGRESSION, written and directed by Alejandro Amenábar. Emma has recently completed filming a live-action version of Disney’s iconic musical, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, where she plays Belle.