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Emma Watson 'set to earn $15m from Beauty And The Beast'





Emma Watson 'set to earn $15m from Beauty And The Beast' Emma Watson 'set to earn $15m from Beauty And The Beast'

She stuns as Belle in the new Beauty And The Beast film.

And Emma Watson could be set to make up to $15million from the Disney film after being paid $3million upfront for the role, according to sources.

The 26-year-old could earn the massive paycheck if the movie performs as well at the box office as 2014 film Maleficent, according to the Hollywood Reporter.  

 Belle of the ball: Emma Watson could be set to make up to $15million from Beauty And The Beast after being paid $3million upfront for the role

Belle of the ball: Emma Watson could be set to make up to $15million from Beauty And The Beast after being paid $3million upfront for the role

Emma earned $60million for her role as Hermione Granger across the eight Harry Potter movies.

It comes as her co-star Dan Stevens, who plays the Beast and the prince in the movie, revealed that his daughter helped design Belle's showstopping yellow dress that features in the movie.

The 34-year-old actor revealed that his daughter Willow, seven, sketched five potential designs for the iconic ball gown.

Speaking on This Morning, he said: '[Willow] was five when we made this film. During the filming and the process of developing the film, they were working on the dress - what style, what colour. 

 Secret role: Dan Stevens, who plays the Beast and the prince in the movie, revealed that his daughter helped design Belle's showstopping yellow dress that features in the movie 

Secret role: Dan Stevens, who plays the Beast and the prince in the movie, revealed that his daughter helped design Belle's showstopping yellow dress that features in the movie 

 'It was very hot': The Downton star revealed he had to wear a 'muscle suit' made of grey Lycra, which weighed 40lbs 

'It was very hot': The Downton star revealed he had to wear a 'muscle suit' made of grey Lycra, which weighed 40lbs 

'During that time Emma Watson came over to our house for dinner. We were talking about the dress and the dress design and Willow, who was five at the time, overheard the conversation.

'And we were talking away and she nipped off next door with a pen and paper. She came back half an hour later with five different dress designs.'

Dan said that Willow sat down with Emma and talked through the designs, before picking one together.   

He said his daughter excitedly said 'That's the one' after going on set to watch the ballroom scene, and seeing Emma in the gown.   Handsome prince: Dan, who also has son Aubrey, four, with his wife Susie Hariet, said his eldest daughter was delighted when she went on set to watch the ballroom scene 

Handsome prince: Dan, who also has son Aubrey, four, with his wife Susie Hariet, said his eldest daughter was delighted when she went on set to watch the ballroom scene 

 On the move: The actor changed into a green zip-up fleece and brown chinos as he went on Radio 2 to talk about the movieOn the move: The actor changed into a green zip-up fleece and brown chinos as he went on Radio 2 to talk about the movie 

On the move: The actor changed into a green zip-up fleece and brown chinos as he went on Radio 2 to talk about the movie 

His costume was not quite as glamorous, as he had to wear a 'muscle suit' made of grey Lycra, which weighed 40lbs.

He also had to walk on stilts whilst shooting scenes for the highly-anticipated romantic movie.

Dan explained: 'They created this [the Beast] out of two different kinds of CGI technology fused together - never been done before.

'So I was puppeteering a muscle suit on set, covered in grey Lycra on 10inch stilts, so all the body happens on set. It was very heavy and hot and awkward.

 Stunning: Emma looked sensational in a floor-length black gown at the New York premiere of Beauty And The Beast on Monday evening 

Stunning: Emma looked sensational in a floor-length black gown at the New York premiere of Beauty And The Beast on Monday evening 

 Showstopping:  She chose an elegant gown, which featured a sheer cut-out panelShowstopping:  She chose an elegant gown, which featured a sheer cut-out panel 

Showstopping:  She chose an elegant gown, which featured a sheer cut-out panel 

'The facial capture is done separately, so every week I'd go in a booth and they'd spray my face with UV dots and I'd do everything we had done the previous week, whether it was eating, sleeping, roaring, waltzing, just do it again with my face.

He added: 'It blows my mind, it makes my child inside very, very excited.'

Emma looked sensational in a floor-length black gown at the New York premiere of Beauty And The Beast on Monday evening.

Earlier this month, critics suggested she was not a true feminist because she showed off her underboob in a Burberry rope cape in a photo shoot by fashion photographer Tim Walker for Vanity Fair magazine.

Days later the star spoke to BBC, saying she as 'stunned' by the controversy. 

 Beauty: The actress showed off her flawless complexion  with her hair worn up and red lipstick adding a pop of colour 

Beauty: The actress showed off her flawless complexion with her hair worn up and red lipstick adding a pop of colour 

 High earner:  The 26-year-old could earn $15million  if the movie performs as well at the box office as 2014 film Maleficent

High earner:  The 26-year-old could earn $15million if the movie performs as well at the box office as 2014 film Maleficent

Opening up about many's comments that she was a hypocrite, she explained her choice to go topless doesn't undermine her opinions.

She said: 'Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women. It's about freedom, it's about liberation, it's about equality.

'I really don't know what my t**s have to do with it.

'It's very confusing. I'm always quietly stunned They were saying I couldn't be a feminist and have boobs,' she also said. 

 Leading man: Dan Stevens, who plays The Beast, looked dapper in a colorful pinstripe suit over a black collar shirt

Leading man: Dan Stevens, who plays The Beast, looked dapper in a colorful pinstripe suit over a black collar shirt

 Couple: The former Downton Abbey star was accompanied by his wife Susie Hariet

Couple: The former Downton Abbey star was accompanied by his wife Susie Hariet


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