Since her run as Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” series, Emma Watson has had a few supporting roles in movies but has mostly made her name as an activist and philanthropist. While her political work has impressed many, her latest box office numbers might be a sign that it’s time for Emma to re-evaluate her acting career. According to reports, her new film “The Colony” earned just $61 its opening weekend in the UK.
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Selena Gomez and Emma Watson have teamed up with a bevy of entertainment’s leading ladies to take part in the #LeanInTogether campaign. Tasked with raising up the next generation of female leaders, the campaign is utilizing the star power of celebrities like Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria and Lena Dunham among others to drive its message home.
“The women I work with are everything,” says Selena in a campaign interview. Each of the women in the campaign trailer briefly discuss the importance of supporting other women and share how they’ve been supported by other women.
Check out a clip from Selena’s interview below and watch the entire video here.
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The 90-second video doesn’t reveal much. We can hear Ewan McGregor as Lumiere and Ian McKellen as Cogsworth discussing Belle’s arrival at the fabled castle where the Beast resides. And we get a shot of Emma looking at the infamous rose under glass.
With Hermoione, Obi-wan and Gandalf all on cast, the movie could be magical. But there’s no word yet on whether or not Emma Watson can actually sing.
Check out the teaser trailer below. “Beauty and the Beast” is scheduled for a March 17, 2017 release.
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Since her breakout role as Hermione in the “Harry Potter” series, Emma Watson has made a name for herself as an actress and an activist. But now, her name is coming up on the wrong side of international news. Emma’s name has been found among the 11.5 million files that comprise the Panama Papers, the largest leak of confidential information ever.
Emma Watson will join Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Chloë Grace Moretz and a number of other stars for a Red Nose Day TV special on NBC. The event is held to raise money for kids living in poverty and was a huge success in the U.K. before coming to the U.S. last year.
The two-hour event will be broadcast live and will feature live music, comedy performances and short films. Since its inception, Red Nose Day has raised $1 billion globally.
The ceremony will air on NBC at 9 p.m. ET on May 26.
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Daniel Radcliffe spoke to The Daily Telegraph Australia and discussed gender equality and the Hollywood pay gap. The actor isn’t the only one who has taken a stance on the issue, but he is happy that the topic is still being discussed. “I’m incredibly glad it (gender equality) has come up because I had just f**king naively thought this was not an issue any more because how can this still be happening?”