Emma Watson announced today via Facebook that she would be starring as Belle in Disney's new live action version of 'Beauty and the Beast.'

Emma is best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. She has also been in the spotlight recently her work with UN Women, specifically the 'He For She' campaign.

Disney's live action 'Cinderella' will be in theaters March 13 starring Lily James as the titular character and Hayley Atwell as her mother. The rest of the cast is outstanding as well. Cate Blanchett plays the evil step-mother and Helena Bonham-Carter delights as the fairy godmother. I cannot wait to see both of these films.