Emma Watson Pairs up with Marilyn Monroe

/ September 24, 2010

Emma Watson’s stint as a model for Burberry will come in handy in her new film role.

Marie Claire reports the Harry Potter actress is trading in her wand for pins and measuring tape to star as a wardrobe assistant alongside Michelle Williams, Dominic Cooper and Judi Dench

The film, based on a book by Colin Clark, follows Clark’s career as he worked with fashion, beauty and film icon Marilyn Monroe.

Aside from getting hands-on fashion experience, Watson will have a little on-screen romance as Colin’s girlfriend. Shooting is expected to begin in October.

Busy Watson will have to juggle her classes at Brown University and working the premiere of the 8th Harry Potter movie set to debut in November.

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