That’s right, Emma Watson will play Belle in a live-action version of Beauty and the Beast feature film.

We really have very few details on the movie itself right now, but this is definitely news worthy enough to share.  Filming is supposed to start some time in 2015 and Bill Condon (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2) will direct.

Rumor has it that Emma Watson is even taking singing classes to prepare for the role of Belle!

We’ll be sure to keep everyone updated as we learn more about this project.