|Posted by Christina Cooper on October 12, 2011 at 8:10 PM|
It's weird to think that before Hermione Granger, most girls would be embarrassed to be 'clever' or 'smart' in front of boys. But one of the big lessons that I learned from Harry Potter, was that it was okay for me to be smart, and try hard in school. Take a look at this special video, which is a preview to a special segment (The Women of Harry Potter) that is going to be on the Deathly Hallows Part 2 DVD.
Hearing JK Rowling talk about how Emma was the perfect Hermione may or may not bring a tear to my eye. And just hearing Emma talk about how Jo had written a letter to her, and callin her 'The pefect Hermione'... I know that personally, I'd always felt a bit put off by Emma. It's probably because as a girl, I'd always imagined myself as Hermione, running off and having adventures with Ron and Harry.. But I think my bigget problem with Emma is that she almost left the series after the fifth movie.
She ended up staying, saying that she couldn't bear to see anyone else playing Hermione. But looking back, I really have started to see her as Hermione. Since I was a fan of the books before the movies came out, I was one of the luck few that actually got to imagine Ron, Harry and Hermione in my mind, before they were cast in the films. I have different images of Ron and Harry, but for me, Emma actually jumps to mind when I think of Hermione..
What do you guys think of Emma Watson? Is she "your" Hermione, or do you imagine some different?
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