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Emma Watson Joins Marilyn Monroe Film

9/24/2010 1:15pm EDT

Emma WatsonEmma Watson has landed her first post-Harry Potter film role in an upcoming movie about Marilyn Monroe.
The 20-year-old actress finished work on the final installment in the wizard franchise earlier this year but has shunned Hollywood to concentrate on her university studies and launching her eco-friendly fashion line People Tree.
She has now accepted her first film role after the Potter franchise in new Monroe movie My Week With Marilyn, which will see Michelle Williams playing the blonde bombshell. The film tells the story of Colin Clark who worked as Laurence Olivier's assistant on 1957 picture The Prince And The Showgirl, which he filmed with Monroe.

Watson will reportedly tackle the role of a wardrobe assistant, acting opposite Kenneth Branagh, Dominic Cooper and Judi Dench.

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