Beauty and the Beast: del Toro and Watson’s discussions

In his latest interview with NY Magazine, director Guillermo del Toro talked a little about the upcoming movie production Beauty and the Beast with Emma Watson set to star.

How’s the tone of the Beauty and the Beast project coming?
Well, I met with Emma Watson about it because I’m very interested in doing the movie with her. She’s just perfect for the film, and we talked about the classic iteration of the tale. I love the sort of darker, beautiful, hopelessly romantic but Gothic take on the tale. We discussed this.

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del Toro hopeful over Beauty and the Beast with Emma Watson

Director Guillermo del Toro is hopeful of directing the movie “Beauty and the Beast” soon, after speaking about the movie production with MTV’s Josh Horowitz, revealing that he’s started writing the script and hoping to film as soon as possible, saying that Emma Watson is perfect for the role, but will need to do it soon. The movie is in its early development and production will start as soon as del Toro’s written the script, which will retain a classical setting.