Emma Watson Cast In My Week With Marilyn
The actress who secured her fame in Harry Potter films has been cast in the Marilyn Monroe biopic. Emma Watson has signed on to star with Michelle Williams, Dominic Cooper, and Judi Dench in the upcoming film entitled My Week With Marilyn. The film is based upon a book written by Colin Clark, former assistant to Laurence Olivier, and will showcase the tension between Olivier and Monroe while filming the classic film The Prince and The Showgirl.
Watson has been tapped to portray Lucy, Marilyn’s assistant in the film and love interest of Colin in the film. This will be Watson’s first role as an adult beyond the Harry Potter franchise.
Filming for My Week With Marilyn begins in October at Pinewood Studios. It is expected to hit theaters next year.