Hollywood history is littered with young actors – think Culkin, Barrymore or Lohan - who couldn’t adjust to grown up stardom. Then there’s the likes of ‘Star Wars’ lead Mark Hamill, or ‘Lord of the Rings’ star Elijah Wood, who never escaped the shadow of the iconic role that made them famous.
Emma Watson is a rare actor who had both hurdles to jump thanks to playing Hermione Granger eight times in the ‘Harry Potter’ series - and yet four years after the franchise finished she’s emerged as not only a credible actor in her right, but a seemingly normal human being as well. How has she done it?
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1. She’s picky with her projects
Watson has appeared in just five films since the final ‘Deathly Hallows’ in 2011 - ‘My Week with Marilyn’, ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’, ‘The Bling Ring’, a cameo in ‘This is the End’, and ‘Noah’. This in-demand actress doesn’t star in any old film for a bit of extra cash, she picks projects that work
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