Watson likely to star in `Beauty And The Beast` remake

London: Emma Watson is in talks to star in remake of classic fairytale movie ‘Beauty And The Beast’.

The 21-year-old is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to appear in the movie, reports variety.com.

If the deal comes through, Watson will be cast as Belle, who gets trapped in the palace of a former prince who has been turned into a monster by a curse.

Denise DiNovi will direct the project while the script is set to be penned by ‘Bridget Jones` Diary’ co-writer Andrew Davies.