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The Incredible Evolution of Emma Watson: from Hermione Granger to Belle the Beauty


We all remember the lovely and somewhat goofy girl from the world famous Harry Potter movies, but she’s long gone. And that’s a good thing! We have seen Emma Watson turn from a cute kid into an elegant young woman who’s landing unique roles and is becoming more and more popular with each passing year. Everyone thought that nothing could beat Harry Potter in terms of success, but for this girl it was only the beginning of her career. Watch Emma transform from frizzy-haired Hermione Granger into gorgeous Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’.



Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)
Yep, this is where it all started! Meet the feisty, fierce know-it-all Hermione Granger, who has a spell or two up her sleeve and is ready to do anything for her friends. Millions of people have fallen in love with Emma Watson when this movie came out. She was so cute!



Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Yes, you can be cute and annoying both at the same time. In this movie Emma Watson is going through that weird teenage stage when there are already hints of the future unfathomable beauty, but she’s still a bit goofy and awkward.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Who is this lovely teenager that’s about to break millions of hearts all over the world? Emma Watson is becoming more and more feminine with each passing day, and it shows on screen! Her acting is also improving and everyone is getting that gut feeling that she’ll become a truly great star someday.



Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
She still rocks the funny curly hair and wears the weird-looking mantle, but nothing can hide the fact that Hermione has really, and we mean REALLY grown up. Words can’t describe just how lovely she is!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Phew, the last part of the Harry Potter movie series. Finally! It must have been hard growing up on set with cameras all over the place 24/7, but Emma Watson did a great job despite the whole world watching her every step.



The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Who is this short-haired beauty and what did she do with Hermione Granger? Emma Watson has finally hit the big screen with something other than Harry Potter and her post-HP career is just starting to unfold. In this movie she plays the part of the witty, gorgeous and somewhat broken girl Sam.

The Bling Ring (2013)
Suddenly the things have escalated and we get to see a completely different side of Emma Watson. She can be wild, dangerous and completely out of control. Emma herself admits that the character is more than just unlikeable. She also had to undergo some transformations for the role – fake ink, Ugg boots and a tight pink track suit. Well, she still looks gorgeous no matter what!



Noah (2014)
Now this is a real plot twist! No one expected to see Emma starring in a Biblical epic, but here she is, the adopted daughter of none other than Noah portrayed by Russell Crowe. Emma confesses that she believes in the higher power, yet she is more of a Universalist and tends to find a lot of unifying tenets between various religions.

The Colony (2015)
Now this historical thriller was clearly not meant to become a box-office hit, but it still received its fair share of comments and reviews. In this movie Emma Watson plays Lena, a German girl who is trying to rescue her boyfriend. The search leads her to the sect named Colonia Dignidad and no one has ever escaped from it before. One thing we can say for sure – her roles are becoming more and more complex!



Regression (2015)
What does Emma Watson have to do with satanic cults? Well, according to this movie – everything! In this thriller she plays the part of Angela Gray, a 17-year old who claims she was abused by her father as a child. Her father admits to the crime, yet doesn’t have any recollection of it. The investigation leads to the roots of a vicious satanic cult.

Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Now this is unexpected! Emma Watson is to play Belle in the upcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast remake. You will even hear her sing! It’s good that Emma hasn’t completely given up on magic because it really suits her.