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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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‘Interstellar’ Poster Sends Matthew McConaughey Beyond the Ends of the Earth

Sep 16 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Slash Film

Great directors can get their actors to go to the ends of the Earth for them. In Interstellar, Christopher Nolan inspires his to go beyond. Well — not literally, since we assume the film was still shot on Earth. But the film definitely sends them off-planet. And so does the new Interstellar ad, which shows star Matthew McConaughey in a strange alien landscape. Hit the jump to see the new Interstellar poster. Empire debuted the new Interstellar poster. So, what does the poster tell us a ...
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See The World Exclusive New Interstellar Poster

Sep 16 2014 4:42am CDT | Source: Empire Online

We can unveil the US one-sheet for Christopher Nolan's latestThe image on this new poster for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar may look a little familiar from our last story, but The Dark Knight director liked the image he selected for Empire so much that he has also made it the official US one-sheet for the film.{See The World Exclusive New Interstellar Poster}As ever with this particular director, he's not giving much away. We can tell, from ...
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Empire's Epic Interstellar Subscribers' Cover

Sep 16 2014 4:11am CDT | Source: Empire Online

The countdown begins to Christopher Nolan's sci-fi masterpieceAs a right-thinking filmgoer and intelligent person, the chances are that you are as wildly excited as we are to see Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. So we're very proud to present our exclusive new subscribers' cover for the November issue of Empire, revealing Matthew McConaughey's intrepid astronaut Cooper on an icy alien wor ...
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Lego Batman 3: Heath Ledger's Joker Gets Starring Role!

Sep 10 2014 1:15pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

The upcoming season pass for Lego Batman 3 - titled Beyond Gotham - is full of surprises for DC Movie fans this time around. Releasing in November with a cost of $14.99, the season pass promises six add-ons in total, three of which haven't been announced yet. The first three, though, are based on some savory fan-favorite themes: The Dark Knight trilogy, Man of Steel, and Batman's 75th anniversary. Basically, everything is awesome. Awesome.The ex ...
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Robert De Niro Is A Dirty Grandpa

Sep 5 2014 3:02am CDT | Source: Empire Online

In an R-rated Zac Efron comedyJohnny Knoxville was a Bad Grandpa for Jackass last year, but Robert De Niro is about to go one worse. He's signed on to be the Dirty Grandpa in a "raunchy" new Universal comedy. Zac Efron will be his straight man.The story finds Efron as a straight-laced guy about to get married, but strong-armed, just before his wedding, into driving his foul-mouthed ex-army grand ...
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2 weeks ago

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 taking a peek a ...
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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 previous version of this project.) So now we’ve got a Lee Daniels ...
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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 ...
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4 weeks ago

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 ...
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5 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 Lee Pryor. ...
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