In a move that could be best described as "contract negotiation hardball," young actress Emma Watson just dropped a bomb on the producers of the "Harry Potter" series. Seems the actress is not yet signed for the final pair of Potter flicks, and she’s hinting that she might not even want the gig anymore.
From IGN FilmForce: "Emma Watson, who portrays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, has not yet committed to starring in the last two installments of Warner Bros.’ mega-franchise. And she doesn’t seem overly eager to do so.
"I don’t know yet," Watson told Newsweek when asked about returning for the sixth film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. "Every film is such a huge production, and it’s a long time." Unlike her co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, the sixteen year-old actress isn’t even sure if she wants to keep acting.
Potter producer David Heyman said losing Watson "would be a hard thing to change and it would be disrupting … but ultimately (the films’ young stars) have to do what’s right for them. This is their lives." But he added, "I’m cautiously optimistic that it will work itself out."
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