If you're wondering about the real life Emma Watson, here are a few intriguing facts you didn't know about the British actress. After reading through this trivial, you'll practically be able to write your own Watson biography. Vote up the facts you find most endearing about the self-proclaimed feminist.
J.K. Rowling Knew She Was Hermione from the Beginning
J.K. Rowling knew she had found her Hermione after Watson's very first screen test. Rowling, who was notoriously involved in the production of the films, instantaneously took a liking to Watson. After her first test, Rowling expressed to casting directors that she was right for Granger, but Watson would ultimately still have to go through a few more auditions to land the role.
She Had a Huge Crush on Draco Malfoy
Emma Watson had it bad for Tom Felton when they started filming the Harry Potter series. Unfortunately, her crush wound up breaking her heart. Watson confessed, "He totally knew and the thing is that he'd tell everyone, 'I see her in a younger, sisterly way,' and it just broke my heart. It still does." Sounds like Tom made the perfect villain, both on and off the screen.
Her Favorite Harry Potter Films Were the First and Last
When asked which Harry Potter movie was her favorite to shoot, Watson had a difficult time choosing. She ultimately decided the first and last were her favorites -- but for very different reasons. "The first one was incredible, obviously, because everything was new, and everything being a novelty is very exciting," Watson explained. "From an acting perspective, this last movie was amazing because I had such big parts, and it was really challenging and demanding."
She Turned Down the Chance to Play Cinderella
Watson disappointed fans after she turned down the role of Cinderella in the live action reboot of the film. Lily James ultimately went on to star in the role, but Watson will still get the chance to star as a Disney princess. She accepted the role of Belle in the live action reboot of Beauty and the Beast.