Actress Emma Watson has signed on to play the lead role in James Ponsoldt’s “The Circle”.
Watson, 25, will star opposite Tom Hanks in the movie which is based on Dave Eggers’ novel of the same name, reported Ace Showbiz.
Watson will play a recent college graduate who’s hired for a big job in an Internet monopoly called the Circle.
The digital company links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency.
The film will also deliver messages about the modern world and the internet age.