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About what she'd like to do (2005): " I'd probably like to travel more, probably like to spend more time with my family and friends, probably like to be at school 'cause I love school and I miss it. Yes, unusual but I've always loved it. "

Emma in ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ Sketch

Emma Watson appeared in a Comic Relief comedy sketch for Red Nose Day on Friday. The Vicar of Dibley sketch saw the return of Dawn French in the title role. Also appearing were Jennifer Saunders, Maureen Lipman, Annette Crosbie, Ruth Jones and Fiona Bruce. A clip from the sketch can be seen below.

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Emma on Colonia, Beauty and Queen of the Tearling

In the latest issue of TotalFilm, Emma Watson talks about her upcoming films Colonia, Regression, Beauty and the Beast and Queen of the Tearling, as well as HeForShe, gender equality, her path and life and future direction. The May issue of TotalFilm is on sale now.


On Colonia:

“I got sent the script and my agent sent me the Wikipedia page on Colonia Dignidad. I immediately went, ‘Oh my God, I’m not sure!’ It was really, really, really heavy and really awful subject matter, but the script was such a page-turner and so well written and I’m really a big fan of Daniel Brühl. I really liked the director [Florian Gallenberger]. It all just kind of felt right: a really intelligent female leading role character. It felt like the right thing to do. It really challenged me. It really pushed me to the brink, this role. I was essentially playing a girl living in a concentration camp. It’s tough emotionally, putting yourself in that place every day. So it was gruelling. But I really wanted to try. I really hope I’ve done it justice for people who actually really lived it and really experienced it.”


Beauty and the Beast

“I sing, so that’s really unexpected. I’ve never had to do that for a film role before, and I think people will be interested to see me do something very different like that. It gives me a different challenge, really. That’s terrifying in and of itself!”


and Queen of the Tearling

“I really like it. For me, to want to sign up to a series again, I wanted to have a certain amount of autonomy and control within that. Working with David’s been great. I’d love to direct something one day. I’d love to produce as well, so it’s quite a nice way to start learning about that. Yeah, just dipping my toes into that world.”


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Emma Hosts Q&A Session on Gender Equality and HeForShe

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson answered audience questions about HeForShe and gender equality in an hour long conversation with BBC1 Radio’s Greg James on Sunday March 8. The event honoring International Women’s Day streamed live on facebook from London.

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Emma Welcomes Gaston and the Beast

Dan Stevens and Luke Evans have been confirmed as Beast and Gaston in Emma Watson’s upcoming film Beauty and the Beast. Emma welcomed them by posting to twitter, “Could not be more happy that this man will be Beast!!! Welcome aboard @thatdanstevens #beautyandthebeast” and “Bonjour Gaston! ❤️ Welcome! #BeautyAndTheBeast“. Filming begins May 18.

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A Live Conversation with Emma on Gender Equality

Emma Watson announced via her facebook page that she will be conducting a live question and answer session on Gender Equality this Sunday, 8 March. See her message for an opportunity to be a member of the audience. For everyone else, the event will be live streamed on facebook.

I hope you’ll join me on Sunday 8th of March at 1PM NYC/5PM London-time for a conversation about He For She and Gender Equality, live on Facebook. If you’re in London and would like to be there in person, tell me how you are making a personal impact to advance gender equality. Please submit your story, here:, by 12PM London-time on Wednesday 4th of March and you could be selected to attend this special event as an audience member! Em x 

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March 2015 Calendar


Congratulations to Monika, our winner for the March Calendar Competition!



Honorable mentions to Akshay and Anurag. Thank you to everyone that entered, and thank you to those who voted. All the competition entries can be viewed here.


March Calendar Vote

Voting for the March calendar is now open. I’m sorry this was late.

Remember, you only get to vote one time. Do not vote multiple times from different emails, and do not ask your friends to come and vote on your calendar. Let’s keep the competition fair.

Please make sure you write your choices in the order you like them. Your favorite should be first, then next favorite, etc.

  1. View the calendars here. Click on the thumbnails to see a larger preview image. Take your time, make sure you scroll all the way to the end and check out all the calendars.
  2. Choose your favorite 5 calendars, and write down their numbers in order, from best to 5th place. You don’t have to choose 5, you can vote for just one if you like, but you can vote for 5.
  3. Send your vote in an email to or in a PM to me on the forums to dookdookdook.

Voting is open through March 1, 00:00 GMT.

March 2015 Calendar Competition

The March Calendar Competition is now open.

  • The size of the calendar should be at least 1024×768. Higher resolutions are good. Widescreen is also allowed.
  • Calendars must be in a common graphics format such as jpg, tiff, gif or png.
  • It must have and March and it should have the dates. It should be mostly original work, and images used should be respectful of Emma’s privacy.
  • The deadline to submit calendars is February 25.
  • No more than 3 entries per person. Please send entries to

First Trailer for Regression Released


The first trailer and a poster for Alejandro Amenábar’s latest thriller, Regression, have been released in Spanish versions. Scenes include Emma Watson with Ethan Hawke and David Thewlis. The film is scheduled for release August 28.

Update: Now in English with Spanish subtitles.

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February 2015 Calendar


Congratulations to Monika, our winner for the February Calendar Competition!



Honorable mentions to Céline, Denise and Jia in a 3 way tie. Thank you to everyone that entered, and thank you to those who voted. All the competition entries can be viewed here.