Anne Hathaway to Star in New Rock Indie

Anne Hathaway to Star in New Rock Indie

Academy Award-winner Anne Hathaway is taking the rock route with her next gig.

According to Showbiz411, the actress has signed on to star in Kate Barker-Froyland's SongOne, an independent film focused on an up-and-coming rock singer, played by Irish musician Johnny Flynn). Hathway will take on role of Flynn's girlfriend - though the site confirms that she will not perform any songs in film, which is said to be in the vein of ONCE.

The music for SongOne comes from Rilo Kelly's Jenny Lewis, and Flynn. Hathaway's husband Adam Shulman is producing alongside Jonathan Demme.

For the original report, head on over to Showbiz411.

Hathaway won a Golden Globe Award, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the BAFTA Award and the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in February for her performance in the global blockbuster LES MISERABLES.

She came to prominence after playing Mia Thermopolis in the Disney film The Princess Diaries (2001) and in its 2004 sequel. Since then, Hathaway has starred in dramatic films such as Havoc and Brokeback Mountain, in 2005. She has also starred in The Devil Wears Prada (2006) with Meryl Streep and in Becoming Jane (2007) as Jane Austen.

In 2008, she won several awards for her performance in Rachel Getting Married and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. In 2010, she starred in the box office hits Valentine's Day, Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, and Love and Other Drugs and won an Emmy Award for her voice-over performance on The Simpsons. In 2011, she had a voice role in the animated film Rio, and starred in Lone Scherfig's adaptation of One Day. In 2012, she portrayed Catwoman in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. She's also set to star in Nolan's upcoming sci-fi film Interstellar, alongside Matthew McConaughey.

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