The Daily Mail are reporting that Emma has joined an all-star cast for the movie “My Week with Marilyn”; the story chronicles the real life rift between screen legends Sir Lawrence Olivier and Marylin Monroe on the set of their 1957 film “The Prince and the Showgirl”. Emma is rumoured to play Lucy, Monroe’s wardrobe assistant, who shares a few dates with Olivier’s assistant, a role which Eddie Redmayne is speculated to play; the movie is set to star Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe and fellow-Potter alum, Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart), as Sir Laurence Olivier.
Emma will play Lucy, a wardrobe assistant working behind the scenes during the making of The Prince And The Showgirl in 1956.
Lucy and Clark had a few dates which, according to his book The Prince, The Showgirl And Me (a precursor to My Week With Marilyn), usually involved Clark whizzing her up to London in his Bristol sports car, visiting a club and going on to his parents’ ‘set’ at The Albany, where ‘she kisses like an angel’. Read more …
Hopefully we’ll get some sort of confirmation, either from Emma’s reps or Emma herself, about this project really soon; at the moment it’s currently filed alongside the “Perks of Being a Wallflower” rumour which appeared a few months ago. Any thoughts, iheartwatson-ites?
Also @MagazineShelf have Tweetered a little bit about one of the six rumoured magazine covers that Emma will be making an appearance on! We now have two covers for December – Marie Clarie US and Teen Vogue!
Victoria Beckham will be on the November cover of Marie Claire US.Looks like Emma Watson will be on the December cover. Source