Emma Watson to Play Belle in 'Beauty and the Beast'

"My six year old self is on the ceiling," the "Harry Potter" star announced.

— -- "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson is going to be Belle!

The 24-year-old actress posted the message on Facebook, writing, "I'm finally able to tell you ... that I will be playing Belle in Disney's new live-action Beauty and the Beast!"

She continued, "It was such a big part of my growing up, it almost feels surreal that I'll get to dance to 'Be Our Guest' and sing 'Something There'. My six year old self is on the ceiling -- heart bursting. Time to start some singing lessons. I can't wait for you to see it. Emma xx."