"I would love to do a sequel," the actress told Access Hollywood. "I always thought that Belle would become a teacher and she would run a library in the castle and open it up to the village."
"Beauty and the Beast" was a mega blockbuster, earning more than $1.1 billion worldwide. So, talk of a potential sequel, or spinoff, started up as the movie continued to rake in cash.
Watson's idea definitely sounds like a plausible for Belle, whose love of books and learning is a defining characteristic. Perhaps she could take a new character, an orphaned boy with special talents, under her wing. And the antagonists could be a cruel teacher and a bullying student. Oh wait, Watson's already done that kind of story.
Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside. Read More