“Harry Potter” star Emma Watson turned down a role that might have earned her an Oscar!
Emma Watson: The Missed Oscar Opportunity.
Whether Hermione Granger in “Harry Potter”, Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” or in “The Circle” with mega actor Tom Hanks – Emma Watson always wins the big roles. But sometimes it can also happen that you have to turn down a role – and thus just miss the chance of an Oscar. As happened to the “Harry Potter” star a few years ago.
Emma Watson made way for Emma Stone.
After starring as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter for eight straight films, the now 31-year-old has become one of Britain’s most popular actresses. So it was no wonder that after “Harry Potter” she was offered all the big roles. As soon as a major female role should be filled, usually alongside well-known colleagues such as Tom Hanks, Daniel Bruhl, Logan Lerman, Chris Evans, Cutie Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep, or Emma Stone – Emma was always one of the first to offer an offer got. But when she was offered the leading female role of Mia in the musical film “La La Land”, she couldn’t accept the role – instead, it got hers”Little Women” co-star Emma Stone, who indeed soon as Disney villain “Cruella” to be seen. And received for her performance in “La La Land” on the side of hottie Ryan Gosling in 2017 an Oscar for best actress.
That’s why Emma Watson couldn’t take on the role of “La La Land”
Is Emma still annoyed today that she turned down such a blatant role? Like her in an interview, she has not regretted it at all. At that time, Emma was in full swing preparing for her role as Belle for “Beauty and the Beast”. She had a lot to do. She took riding lessons, singing and dancing lessons and knew that she was three Had tough months and had to be in London when there was simply no time left for another project.
Emma Watson turned down other big roles.
Sure, even the really great actors cannot accept every film role that they are offered this way. But fun fact: Did you know that Emma was also offered the role of “Cinderella” in the 2015 Disney remake, but she ended up playing Lilly James? We also almost saw Emma at the side of mega-hottie Jamie Dornan in” Fifty Shades of Gray”, because Emma was also offered the role of Christian Gray love Anastasia Steele. Could you have imagined Emma in such an erotically hot film?