I thought the film was wonderful, and it’s lovely.”THE RETURN OF HERMIONE GRANGERAnd Hermione? Give me another 10 and we’ll talk about it.” YES![via: TheWrap]Want more stuff like this? We only just finished our — it wasn’t so long ago we finished our original series. You’re causing carnage! gosh, well, the idea of the project itself for years, actually, and Disney had been attached to that for a number of months.I knew, as we talked about before, that this wasn’t a movie I could just sort of step into. I knew I had horse training, I knew I had dancing, I knew I had three months of singing ahead of me. I knew I had to do the work. … Like us on Facebook. But it was one of those situations where I had been committed to ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at that point for … It’s very common. She also loved sharing Hermione with someone else.EW noted that “Cursed Child” shows Hermione in middle age, so would Watson ever return to play Hermione on screen in the time period before the play?Watson laughed. Definitely nothing planned at the moment. You probably heard that Emma Watson was attached to the film in the early stages, before Emma Stone signed on. I wouldn’t want to get anyone’s hopes up, for sure.” EW said they’d ask her again in 20 years. There’s hope! Posted March 10, 2017 by Gina Carbone”La La Land” could’ve had a different Emma as its Oscar-winning lead. Just no time in the immediate future.LA LA LAND LOSTFirst, here’s Watson explaining her almost-“La La Land” casting:”It’s one of those frustrating things when names get attached to a project very early on as a way to kind of build anticipation or excitement before anything’s really agreed or set in stone. There were rumors about why Watson and her original co-star Miles Teller didn’t end up making the movie, but Watson herself addressed the story in a SiriusXS interview.In the same talk, the “Beauty and the Beast” star discussed a different role — her most famous — answering the question of whether she’d ever play her “Harry Potter” character Hermione Granger again. She gave more hope than that: “Ask me in another 10. Entertainment Weekly mentioned how Noma Dumezweni is now playing the character in the stage play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” and they talked a bit about how emotional Watson got watching everything turn out so well for Hemione. “You don’t what you’re doing. And I had to be where I had to be, so scheduling-conflict-wise it didn’t work out. And I knew I had to be in London to really do that. But I’m thrilled that musicals are so celebrated at the moment. This wasn’t a movie I could just kind of parachute into.
Emma Watson Clarifies ‘Frustrating’ ‘La La Land’ Casting Rumor, Might Play Hermione Again in 10 Years