UPDATED: Emma Watson appears in “The Vicar of Dibley” sketch for Comic Relief
Emma Watson has made a cameo appearance in a special The Vicar of Dibley sketch for BBC’s Comic Relief. The actress had teased fans that she would be making an appearance on the annual charity telethon earlier in the day, writing,
— Emma Watson (@EmWatson) March 13, 2015
In the sketch, Watson played a rival to lead character Geraldine, played by fellow Potter alumna Dawn French (The Fat Lady in Prisoner of Azkaban). You can check out a clip from the sketch below,
Meanwhile, it was announced today that actor Josh Gad, who voiced the character of Olaf in Disney’s hit film Frozen, will be playing the character of LeFou in the upcoming live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, in which Watson will be playing Belle. Shooting for the film is set to commence on May 15.
UPDATE: If you missed out on seeing the sketch, or just want to be able to watch it over and over again, then good news! You can now download the full sketch to keep – and as donate money to Comic Relief – from iTunes. Find out more in the post from Emma’s official Facebook page:
Were you surprised to see the actress make an appearance in the sketch? Are you excited for Beauty and the Beast? Let us know your thoughts!