Emma Watson is in talks to join Darren Aronofsky’s cast of Noah, which stars Russell Crowe as the Biblical ark builder. Watson is in discussions to play Ila, a young woman who develops a close relationship with Noah’s son, Shem. That role will be played by Douglas Booth, with Logan Lerman playing Noah’s other son, Ham. Still to be cast is Noah’s wife–Jennifer Connelly is one of the actresses in contention–and Noah’s nemesis. The film’s being co-financed by Paramount and New Regency.
The film will shoot in New York and Iceland this summer for a March 28th, 2014 release.
Judging by that plot synopsis, could Watson actually play the role of a sinner looking to take Shem off the devout path his father is pointing his family to?
Let's note that the 22nd of last month, Emma tweeted about following Darren Aronofsky on Twitter.While "Noah" doesn't start filming until August, [...]