Emma Watson is playing the role of Belle in the live action version of Beauty and the Beast and she now has the approval of the animated version’s Belle!
âI thought it was genius casting!â Paige told People. âI donât think you could pick anyone more right for Belle thatâs out there thatâs the right age. Sheâs beautiful, sheâs got the intelligence, sheâs extremely smart. I think sheâs going to be wonderful. I really do!â
Paige also revealed what she thinks of Dan Stevens playing the Beast!
âI fell in love with him on Downton Abbey,â she said. âI was so angry and upset for three days after he got killed off that series â I almost boycotted it I was so angry!â
Make sure to see your first look at Emma as Belle in the recently released teaser trailer!