Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:45:00 GMT | By ANI

Emma Watson turns down Cinderella role

'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson turns down Cinderella role in the new adaptation of Disney's classic film

Emma Watson turns down Cinderella role (© Reuters)

London: Emma Watson has reportedly has declined an offer to play the part of Cinderella in a new adaptation.

The 'Harry Potter' star has apparently turned down the role because of her hectic work schedule, the Daily Express reported.

Kenneth Branagh, who is directing the remake of the Disney classic, is said to have offered the part to the British star, but now it's been claimed that the 22-year-old will not star in the film.

" Emma Watson has decided NOT to star in Disney's CINDERELLA. (sic)" tweeted Variety reporter Marc Graser.

However, it has been revealed to the publication that actress Cate Blanchett has agreed to play Cinderella's evil stepmother in the movie.

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