Anne Hathaway to Star in Film Adaptation of TAMING OF THE SHREW?


According to TheWrap, Anne Hathaway will star in an upcoming film adaptation of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady, Shame) is piloting the modern-day version.

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To be produced by Debra Hayward's new Monumental Pictures and Working Title, 'Shrew' will likely be distributed via Universal.

Hathaway won a Golden Globe last night for her portrayal of 'Fantine' in Tom Hooper's Les Miserables movie adaptation and has been nominated for this year's Academy Award for Supporting Actress for the same role.

In addition to hosting the Oscars in 2011 and appearing in Batman: The Dark Night Rises, Anne Hathaway's film credits include 'The Princess Diaries,' 'Brokeback Mountain,' 'The Devil Wears Prada,' 'Becoming Jane,' 'Alice in Wonderland,' and 'Rachel Getting Married,' for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.

Hathaway played Viola in Shakespeare in the Park's 2009 production of TWELFTH NIGHT. She also appeared as Lili in CARNIVAL! at Encores, and was in some of the workshops for PROMISES, PROMISES.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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