Emma Watson Queen Of The Tearling


Emma Watson is attached to star in Warner Bros. ‘The Queen of the Tearling’, reports Variety. Watson will exec produce. Book is part of Erika Johansen’s fantasy trilogy whose 19-year-old female lead was partly inspired by a speech the author heard Barack Obama give in 2007. Harper Collins will publish the trilogy, which has been described as a female ‘Game of Thrones’ beginning in 2014. The book is set three centuries after an environmental catastrophe when a malevolent Red Queen holds considerable power.

Emma is heading back to Brown University to complete three more classes, and graduate: ‘I’m really close.’ After graduation plans? ‘I’d love to try theater. I’ve never done it before. I did some theater at Brown. I love the camaraderie of a theater group. As soon as I graduate, that’s my next (thing).’ She appeared in a production of The Three Sisters in college.

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