British beauty Emma Watson has been roped in for the film The Circle starring actor Tom Hanks. Earlier reports suggested that the actress is being considered for the role but now her involvement in the film has been confirmed. What’s interesting is that director James Ponsoldt has stated that Emma’s intelligence is the reason why she bagged the crucial role in the film. Emma Watson has thus again proved that there is no combination better than beauty with brains!
The Harry Potter star will reportedly be playing the role of a college graduate in the film. Emma’s charater gets employed with an internet giant called The Circle. The film is based on the novel of same name by author Dave Eggers. According to which The Circle is a powerful tech company which constantly keeps experimenting and innovating things. The movie will mainly revolve around Emma Watson’s character who in the film will be seen involved in a romantic relationship with a co-worker.
Tom Hank’s role in the film has yet not been announced but speculations state that his role will be that of an old man. Tom is currently working on his film Inferno based on Dan Brown’s novel of the same name. Tom’s acting as the character Robert Langdon has left an impression on everyone’s mind and the actor continues to charm the audiences with the third installment of the film’s franchise. Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan also plays a pivotal role in the film.
Director James Ponsoldt further stated that Emma Watson is one of his favourite actors, and her incredible talent, sensitivity, and deep intelligence will bring an electric energy to The Circle. The film is set for a 2016 release. Needless to say seeing Emma Watson and Tom Hanks on the big screen together is something we look forward to!