Next month we get to see Emma Watson stepping out of Hermione's shadow in her first role since the end of the Harry Potter franchise for My Week with Marilyn, the movie about a specific time in the life of Marilyn Monroe. In the film Emma plays Lucy, a costume assistant working on Laurence Olivier's film The Prince and the Showgirl. Emma recently wrote her fans a message on her official website.
Just to say have a great term and good luck with all your work. You might not hear from me for a while because I will be really busy studying but I wanted to just say hi and bye : ) Hope you all like My Week with Marilyn and Ill keep you posted on Perks,(Perks being The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Emmas next film due for release in 2012) My Week with Marilyn is based on the diary written by Miss. Monroes (Michelle Williams) assistant Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) during the production of the 1957 movie. It follows their friendship and Monroes turbulent relationship with director and co-star Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh). We also got to see some stills of the rest of the cast including Judi Dench (as Dame Sybil Thorndike), Dougary Scott (as Arthur Miller), Julia Ormond (as Vivien Leigh), Dominic Cooper (Arthur Miller). My Week with Marilyn will hit screens on the 18th November (UK) and recently pushed back in the US to 23rd November.