Emma Watson lands Marilyn Monroe film

Watson will co-star in film with Dominic Cooper and Michelle Williams.

Emma Watson has landed a role in a new film based on Marilyn Monroe 's career.

The movie will recount the true story of when Monroe starred in The Prince and The Showgirl with Laurence Olivier .

Watson will play Lucy, a wardrobe assistant, whist the role Marilyn has gone to Michelle Williams

The role is quite small and a far cry from Hermione in Harry Potter , but it will mark a departure from teenage parts for Emma .

Dominic Cooper, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Eddie Redmayne.

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