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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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It was announced last week that the excellent Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting this coming February's Oscar ceremony, but it turns out that NPH wasn’t the Academy’s first choice.  THR reports that producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron—who have produced the last two ceremonies in a row—first “begged” Ellen Degeneres to return as Oscar for this year’s ceremony.  She firmly declined the offer, and then they next approached Chris Rock, who hosted in ...
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Interstellar Viral Site Reveals Trailer: Get Out There And Save the World

Oct 1 2014 11:45am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

If you have been teased by the previous trailers for Interstellar, prepare to check out a trailer that has filmmaker Christopher Nolan figuratively dropping the mic and telling the rest of the fall movie season to “top that!” The latest Interstellar trailer has arrived and it was found on the viral site established for the movie that had fans searching the Earth’s International Space Station in the Space Hunt sit ...
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‘Interstellar’ Opening Three Days Early in IMAX

Sep 30 2014 6:45pm CDT | Source: slash film

The only real way to see a Christopher Nolan movie is in IMAX. The filmmaker specifically makes his films for the large screen format, and with each subsequent movie he innovates in multiple ways. For his latest film, Interstellar, Nolan put IMAX cameras on planes to capture new footage. In the coming weeks, we’ll surely hear more about his IMAX use. Film projection in IMAX is important to him, too, and the flagship location, the TCL Chines ...
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What We Learned (and Didn't Learn) from the New 'Interstellar' TV Spots

Sep 29 2014 5:12pm CDT | Source: yahoo

The broad outlines of the plot are clearer: The Earth is experiencing a life-ending ecological disaster and an intrepid group of astronauts (including Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway) are sent on a last-ditch mission to find a new haven for humanity.  We definitely see more of the walking-Tetris-block contraption (above) that accompanies McConaughey as he surveys the alien planet — it seems to be a ...
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‘Interstellar’ TV Spots Serve Up More Footage, More Story Details

Sep 29 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

In addition to being one of the most highly-anticipated movies of late 2014, Interstellar is also one of the most mysterious. The Christopher Nolan-directed sci-fi adventure hasn’t played any festivals or otherwise allowed for any early reviews, and even the marketing campaign has been careful not to give away too much. And naturally, all of that secrecy just makes us more curious about the movie. For now, we’ll take what we can get. Today, that means four new TV spots which reveal a bit ...
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Check out Six More INTERSTELLAR Images; Film Will Be Christopher Nolan’s Longest Yet

Sep 25 2014 9:56am CDT | Source: Collider

Yesterday, we saw six new Interstellar images, and today we have six more.  The movie stars Matthew McConaughey and involves a team of explorers who come across a wormhole to “surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.”  These images come from Empire's iPad edition, and remind us that McConaughey and Anne Hathaway's characters aren ...
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Sep 25 2014 8:28am CDT | Source: movie pilot

So, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice may still be a year and a half away, but that doesn't mean the world is all out of awesome Batman-related stuff for us to bring to your eagerly awaiting eyeballs.After all, this is the Caped Crusader's first appearance in the new sequence of DC cinematic comic-book adaptations, but it's by no means his first movie rodeo.Not too long ago, we were all stil ...
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New ‘Interstellar’ Images With Matthew McConaughey, Casey Affleck, and More

Sep 24 2014 8:30am CDT | Source: Slash Film

There are only about three months left in 2014 at this point, but those three months look to be absolutely jam-packed with exciting new movies. One we’re particularly looking forward to is Christopher Nolan‘s Interstellar, which shoots Matthew McConaughey into outer space in a last, desperate attempt to save humanity. As Nolan himself points out, that makes it “almost a mirror image of Inception. It expands out in the way Inception contracts inw ...
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