New role for Emma Watson
July 19, 2007 at 11:13 AM ET
Emma Watson, Hermione from the Harry Potter movies, has been signed to voice the role of Princess Pea in The Tale of Despereaux, an animated movie starring Sigourney Weaver, Dustin Hoffman, William H. Macey and Robbie Coltrane, to name a few. The movie will be out later next year.
According to her web site:
Emma has been cast to voice the role of Princess Pea in the upcoming animated movie The Tale of Despereaux She will be working alongside some of Hollywood’s biggest names including Sigourney Weaver, Dustin Hoffman, William H. Macey and reuniting with Harry Potter favourite Robbie Coltrane.
The The Tale of Despereaux is a tale of three unlikely heroes - a misfit mouse who prefers reading books to eating them and who is desperately in love with a princess (Emma), an unhappy rat who schemes to leave the darkness of the dungeon, and a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears - whose fates are intertwined with that of the castle’s princess.