Film & TV

Emma Watson is Offended You Think She’d Star in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Film & TV

Emma Watson is Offended You Think She’d Star in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

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Yes, there’s a certain appeal to imagining Emma Watson, erstwhile goody-good star of Harry Potter, playing a debauched role beholden to no corporate consideration—the nubile starlet taking extreme advantage of nubility—but expecting her to dress up as the lead in the big screen Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation is a bit much. There’s a fine line between slow motion clubbing and BDSM degradation—a gaping chasm, really—and Watson doesn’t need to take that kind of role to prove she’s moved into the mature part of her career. But rumors have continued, which is why she took to Twitter to once and for all issue a firm denial:

 

 

As definitive an answer as one can get, since misdirection usually doesn’t involve intense disdain. Sorry for disappointing.