Watson, 23, opened up in the April issue of Elle, which inside has the risk-taking fashionista clothed in designs from
Whatever could that title be alluding to? Well, the former child star grew up right before our eyes in the eight-film wizarding franchise, which spanned a decade between 2001 and 2011. And she'll likely forever be known as the girl who played Harry's frizzy-haired, know-it-all sidekick, Hermione Granger -- a notion that doesn't sit well with her.
Last summer, Watson told Entertainment Weekly that being typecast in elevated genre films gave her "a sense of paralysis and stage fright for a while." Not surprisingly, she's often asked about "Harry Potter" and its effect on her career.
Watson has made only a handful of big-budget films since "Harry Potter," taking on small parts in 2011's
As it turns out, Watson envies up-and-coming Hollywood starlets who didn't have to go through puberty in the public eye.
"There are all these actresses who have emerged in the last year or two, and they get to emerge as this complete human being. And I'm so jealous!" she told Elle.
It's a shame the teaser quotes don't name names.
Watson, who has signed on for
"I remember reading this thing that Elizabeth Taylor wrote," she said. "She had her first kiss in character. On a movie set. It really struck me. I don't know how or why, but I had this sense that if I wasn't really careful, that could be me: that my first kiss could be in somebody else's clothes. And my experiences could all belong to someone else."
Watson's full Elle interview hits newstands March 25. "Noah," which also stars
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