London: Emma Watson has been roped in to play the role of Belle in live action version of Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast', it has been confirmed.
Revealing the news on her Facebook page Watson said that she will be finally able to tell her fans that she will be playing Belle in Disney's new live-action 'Beauty and the Beast!', the BBC reported.
The 24-year-old actress said that it almost feels surreal that she will get to dance to 'Be Our Guest' and sing 'Something There'.
The film will be directed by Bill Condon, who previously made 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Parts 1 and 2.
The animated version of ' Beauty and the Beast ' was released in 1991 and received six Academy Award nominations.