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Anne Hathaway signs up for The Taming of the Shrew

Anne Hathaway signs up for The Taming of the Shrew

Jan 15 2013, 2:20am CST | by

Anne Hathaway is set to star in an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew'. The actress - who took home Best Supporting actress for her role in 'Les Miserables' at the Golden Globe...

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Anne Hathaway signs up for The Taming of the Shrew

Jan 15 2013, 2:20am CST | by

Anne Hathaway is set to star in an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew'.

The actress - who took home Best Supporting actress for her role in 'Les Miserables' at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (13.01.13) - has reportedly signed on to the project, which has just gone into development, according to TheWrap.com.

The script is being written by Abi Morgan - who previously worked on 'Shame' and 'The Iron Lady' - and will update the story to mid 20th century Italy.

'The Taming of the Shrew' - a comedy written around 1590 - has been adapted a number of times for both stage and screen. Notably, it was turned into a musical by Cole Porter called 'Kiss Me, Kate' which first appeared on Broadway in 1951, and it was made into a film in 1967 starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

A more modern take on the tale - which sees a man gradually convince a headstrong woman to marry him - was filmed in 1999 with Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles as '10 Things I Hate About You'.

As well as signing up for the Shakespearian work, Anne has also said she is open to the idea of a spin-off film for her 'The Dark Knight Rises' character Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman.

She told BBC Radio 5 Live: ''I'm a big fan of the idea, but there's nothing happening. It just kind of exists in my imagination''.

''There would always be interest in the wonderful character who I love so much that in a recent Q&A where I had to get up and talk about it, somebody asked me what it was like to say goodbye to her and I burst into tears. Which is just about the most un-Selina Kyle thing you can do.''

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New ‘Interstellar’ IMAX TV Spot Looks Absolutely Stellar

Aug 26 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

It almost seems a shame to post the new Interstellar IMAX TV spot here at /Film, because this is so obviously the kind of film that begs to be seen on the biggest screen possible. On the other hand, though, if sharing a dinky YouTube preview is what it takes to get people to see the full movie in a proper IMAX theater, then the net effect of that will be good. Besides, we admit, it’s just really hard to resist ...
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Mike Epps Takes the Lead in Richard Pryor Biopic

Aug 26 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Slash Film

Looks like the lead in the Richard Pryor biopic has gone to Mike Epps. Somehow, early on in the process, it looked like Nick Cannon was going to get the gig, and thus be enshrined in proximity to Pryor’s simply by virtue of proximity. But then Mike Epps came roaring up from the back of the pack with a screen test that was reportedly impossible to ignore. (He’d been attached to play Pryor in a previ ...
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Interstellar IMAX Trailer: Christopher Nolan Goes Large

Aug 26 2014 11:02am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The latest Interstellar trailer teases the actual IMAX release of the Christopher Nolan film and if there was ever a flick that arrives on screens this year to see on the biggest screens around, it is Interstellar. Interstellar IMAX Trailer Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey (what are McConaughey's best movies?) and Anne Hathaway star as astronauts who must head into space to find a new habitable world for humans as ours is on its last breath. ...
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Roberto Orci's POWER RANGERS reboot gets a release date!

Aug 13 2014 7:40pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Get ready for the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers' return... Read the full article on AICN Hey Yo, Draven here. Lionsgate has set a July 22nd, 2016 release date for their big screen POWER RANGERS reboot. The film will have a story from Roberto Orci (who will also executive produce) and will be scripted by Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS; THOR). I know Lionsgate is hoping that POWER RANGERS will be able to replicate the succ ...
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2 weeks ago

Explosive Test Makes Mike Epps Fave To Play Richard Pryor In Lee Daniels Pic

Aug 11 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: After blowing away everybody with his audition, actor/comic Mike Epps has emerged as the frontrunner to star as Richard Pryor in the biopic that Lee Daniels will direct at The Weinstein Company. Daniels has been in TWC headquarters working with and auditioning a group of young actors that has included Michael B. Jordan, Marlon Wayans, Epps, and Nick Cannon, with Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway the names I’ve heard to play Pryor’s widow, Jennifer L ...
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3 weeks ago

Michael Sheen And More Back For Through The Looking Glass

Aug 4 2014 11:19am CDT | Source: Empire Online

As James Bobin gets to work on the Wonderland sequelWe’ve had various casting announcements, and the news that James Bobin is taking over the director’s chair. Now Disney has announced that the sequel to 2010’s billion dollar baby Alice In Wonderland, unsurprisingly subtitled Through The Looking Glass, is starting production. And, as the cameras begin to roll, the likes of Michael Sheen, Stephen Fry, Alan Rickman, Barbara Windsor, Matt Lucas and Timothy Spall ...
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Michael Sheen & More Back For Through The Looking Glass

Aug 4 2014 11:04am CDT | Source: Empire Online

As James Bobin gets to work on the Wonderland sequelWe’ve had various casting announcements, and the news that James Bobin is taking over the director’s chair. Now Disney has announced that the sequel to 2010’s billion dollar baby Alice In Wonderland, unsurprisingly subtitled Through The Looking Glass, is starting production. And, as the cameras begin to roll, the likes of Michael Sheen, Stephen Fry, Alan Rickman, Barbara Windsor, Matt Lucas and Timothy Spall have all be ...
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3 weeks ago

‘Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass’ Starts Shooting; New Cast and Plot Info

Aug 4 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: Slash Film

The sequel to the massive hit Alice in Wonderland is now filming in England. Directed by James Bobin, the film is officially called Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, and in a press release a few new cast members have been revealed along with some plot details. Alice 2 “revisits Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories with an all-new new tale that travels back to Underland—and back in Time.” We can now confirm Sacha Baron Cohen and Rhys Ifans have joined the massive returning cast, wh ...
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3 weeks ago

James Bobin’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Begins Production

Aug 4 2014 10:07am CDT | Source: Collider

Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland is one of the director's weakest efforts, but it's also by far his highest grossing.  The movie made over $1 billion worldwide at the box office, and I'm surprised it's taken so long for a sequel to start moving into production.  But four years later, production has begun on Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass with James Bobin (The ...
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Alice in Wonderland Through the Looking Glass: Filming Begins!

Aug 4 2014 10:05am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Disney has announced this morning that production on Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass has started! Principal photography has commenced with its all-star cast back for more, and some new faces joining the adventure as well. Johnny Depp returns as the Mad Hatter, with Mia Wasikowska back as the title character. And look for Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter returning in their royal roles. Michael Sheen ...
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