Anne Hathaway to Lead Mindy Kaling's THE LOW SELF-ESTEEM OF LIZZIE GILLESPIE

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anne Hathaway will play the lead in Mindy Kaling's "The Low Self-Esteem of Lizzie Gillespie". No director has been announced, and the film is still in development.

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The story is about a woman whose low self-esteem "has limited her choice in men to losers." But in a surprise turn, one of the hottest guys "ever" begins chasing her.

Kaling co-wrote the script with Brent Forrester. The pair is executive producing with Good Universe's Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake, as well as John Malkovich (Mr. Mudd Productions).<

Hathaway will next appear on the big screen alongside Hugh Jackman in Tom Hooper's adaptation of The Musical Les Miserables, set for release this Christmas. Her stage credits include Children And Art on Broadway, Carnival! and Twelfth Night off-Broadway, and a regional UK production of The Woman in White.

Her other film credits include her most recent role as Selina Kyle in The Dark Knight Rises, as well as The Princess Diaries, Havoc, Brokeback Mountain, The Devil Wears Prada, Becoming Jane, Rachel Getting Married, Valentine's Day, Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, Love and Other Drugs and more.