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  Emma Watson COS: full interview
Updated 11 November 2002, 17.07
Emma Watson
Emma spoke to CBBC Newsround's Lizo Mzimba about her favourite scenes in the Chamber of Secrets and life as a movie star.

What was it like filming the second film?
With the first one we had no idea what we were doing.

The second time round we had experience behind us and knew the cast and crew.

It was really good fun and everyone was a lot more comfortable with that.

What were the best bits for you?
I really enjoyed the Gilderoy Lockhart scene.

It's funny because I really enjoyed making the film but then again I also really enjoyed watching it this time round.

Why - because you get to do all those dreamy lovely looks?

Yeah - he is Hermione's heart throb!

Gilderoy Lockhart is played by Kenneth Brannagh and he's a really nice guy.

What was it like being turned into a cat? Can you tell us about that - and how much make-up you had to have?
It was a mixture of a masks, make up and special effects. It was cool though.

How long did you have to wear all that hair on your face?
Not very long - it was only one shot so it was alright.

What's it like now you're a big movie star? I see your face all the time on London buses - what's it like being back at school?
Going back to school is alright - I go to a very big school and some people give me a bit of stick. They walk past and go "Wingardium Leviosa" for the billionth time that day, and I go aaagggghhhhhh!

But apart from that most people are really nice about it.

My close firiends just treat me normally. They ask questions about it because they're curious but it's OK.

It's funny mixing the two worlds, but I still do everything I used to do. I still play hockey and do all my sports.

What are the teachers like?
The teachers are fine, normal. They're just the same old teachers really.

At the end you hug Daniel and then..... Tell us a bit about that scene and what you think might happen in the future? Well, at the time I said you've got to be kidding me - you want me to run down into the great hall and throw my arms around Harry?

Chris was like yeah and I was like no way! That's so embarrassing!

I mean, running down a Great Hall in front of 300 actors is so embarrassing. I made a deal with him, though, as long as he didn't do it in slow motion, and he didn't put soppy music behind it!

What about with Rupert?
Rupert Grint as Ron
With Rupert? Well I don't know where that's going - you'll have to ask JK Rowling about that one.

One of the most difficult scenes was just after Draco Malfoy had called you a Mudblood. How was that to do? It was emotional for you and you did it really well.
It was quite hard - I just tried to forget about everyone else. The fact that she was a mudblood and this whole racism and prejudice against her made her a very interesting part to play.

I really enjoyed doing that scene because it really tested me. I just tried to keep my eyes open for a long time and not blink and then think of the saddest thing I could and it just happened really.

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