8 Reasons Why Emma Watson Will Make the Best Belle Ever

Monday it was confirmed that Emma Watson would be cast as Belle in the upcoming Disney film “Beauty and the Beast.” While Watson’s stunning good looks are definitely a draw in the portrayal of Belle in the upcoming film, they aren’t the only reason she is the iconic tale’s ideal leading lady. Here are five more reasons why the former “Harry Potter” star is the perfect choice for Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” movie:


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8. She loves books

Belle is known for her love of books and reading, something that Watson can relate to. Watson revealed, in a 2010 interview with Time Magazine, that she loves literature. “I like books that aren’t just lovely, but that have memories in themselves,” she said. “Just like playing a song, picking up a book again that has memories can take you back to another place or another time.”