• Emma Watson reveals why she turned down Cinderella role: 'The character didn't resonate with me'

    Emma Watson has revealed she turned down the role of Cinderella in Kenneth Branagh's 2015 live-action remake because she felt the fairytale character "didn't resonate" with her. The 26-year-old will, however, next be seen on the big screen playing another beloved Disney character, Belle, in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast movie, and she explained her decision for doing so in a new interview with Total Film magazine. "I didn't know they were going to make Beauty and the Beast at the time I turned down Cinderella," the Harry Potter star said. "But when they offered me Belle, I just

  • Call the Midwife series had to be rewritten after Miranda Hart's last minute exit

    The new series of Call the Midwife had to undergo some major changes when star Miranda Hart was forced to pull out at the last moment. The 44-year-old actress, who plays loveable character Camilla 'Chummy' Browne, was unable to take part in series six of the medical drama because of her busy schedule - throwing a major spanner in the works for creator Heidi Thomas. Speaking to the Radio Times, Heidi revealed that the season had initially been sketched out around Chummy's return, but ultimately had to be rewritten. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Miranda Hart had to pull out of filming for