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All Upcoming Anne Hathaway Movies and TV Shows

May 8, 2019
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Anne Hathaway is an American actress and singer. One of the world’s highest-paid actresses in 2015, she has received multiple awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a British Academy Film Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.  She started her acting career as teenager when she was cast in the television series ‘Get Real’ and made her breakthrough as the protagonist in her debut film, the Disney comedy ‘The Princess Diaries’ in 2001. She made a transition to adult roles with the 2005 dramas ‘Havoc’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’. The comedy film ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ in 2006, in which she played an assistant to a fashion magazine editor, was her biggest commercial success to that point.

Hathaway played a recovering alcoholic in the drama ‘Rachel Getting Married’ in 2008, which garnered her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She followed this with roles in the commercially successful romantic films ‘Bride Wars’ in 2009, ‘Valentine’s Day’ in 2010 and ‘Love & Other Drugs’ in 2010.

In 2012, Hathaway starred as Selina Kyle in her highest-grossing film ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, the final installment in ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy. That year, she also played Fantine, a prostitute dying of tuberculosis, in the musical romantic drama ‘Les Misérables’, for which she earned multiple accolades, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to play a scientist in the science fiction film ‘Interstellar’ in 2014, the owner of an online fashion site in the comedy film ‘The Intern’ in 2015, the White Queen—a role she first played in ‘Alice in Wonderland’—in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ in 2016 and a haughty actress in the heist film ‘Ocean’s 8’ in 2018. She has also won an Emmy Award for providing her voice in ‘The Simpsons’, sung for soundtracks, appeared on stage, and hosted events.

At this point, you might be wondering what is the next Anne Hathaway movie or tv show? Well, the good news is that we might know the answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Anne Hathaway films and tv show scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Anne Hathaway movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.

1. The Hustle (2019)

‘The Hustle’ is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Chris Addison and written by Jac Schaeffer. It is a female-centric remake of 1988 film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. The film stars Rebel Wilson, Anne Hathaway, and Alex Sharp. The film is scheduled to be released on May 10, 2019 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Annapurna Pictures.

2. The Last Thing He Wanted (TBA)

‘The Last Thing He Wanted’ is an upcoming British-American political thriller film directed by Dee Rees based on the book of the same name by Joan Didion, from a screenplay by Rees and Marco Villalobos. It stars Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe, Ben Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, Mel Rodriguez, and Brian Rechkemmer. The film follows a journalist who stops her coverage of the 1984 U.S. Presidential election to care for her dying father.

In September 2017, it was announced Dee Rees would direct, based upon the novel of the same name by Joan Didion, from a screenplay by Marco Villalobos. Cassian Elwes will produce the film, under her Elevated Films banner, alongside The Fyzz Factory. In February 2018, Anne Hathaway joined the cast of the film. In June 2018, Willem Dafoe joined the cast of the film. In July 2018, Ben Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, Mel Rodriguez and Carlos Leal joined the cast of the film. In May 2018, Netflix acquired distribution rights to the film. Principal photography began on June 14, 2018, in Puerto Rico.

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3. Untitled Todd Haynes Project (2019)

Todd Haynes‘ untitled legal drama features Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins and Mark Ruffalo in lead roles. The plot revolves around the legal battle against the devastating effects on the environment caused by the chemical company giant DuPont. Based on the New York Times Magazine’s article ‘The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare’ written by Nathaniel Rich, the movie features Mark Ruffalo as Robert Bilott, the corporate defense attorney as a locus of the Dupont scandal. Anne Hathaway portrays Bilott’s wife, Sarah, reports Variety. The movie is directed by Todd Haynes from a screenplay by Matthew Carnahan and Mario Correa. The other cast includes Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, and Bill Pullman. Reports suggest that the untitled flick is expected to hit theaters in 2019.

4. The Witches (2020)

‘The Witches’ is a remake of the 1990 classic of the same name directed by Nicolas Roeg. Anne Hathaway is set to portray the role of the Grand High Witch in the movie, which is directed by Robert Zemeckis. Anjelica Huston played the witch in the original 1990 movie. Based on the 1973 novel, the movie follows a 7-year-old boy who accidentally witnesses a secret convocation of witches. Anne Hathaway’s High Witch introduces an evil scheme to turn all kids into mice. She also presents a magical spell for the plan. When the witches find out that the boy has overheard everything, the High Witch ordered to test the “mice” spell on him. Variety reports that Zemeckis’ version owes more to the novel, while Roeg opted to go for a loose adaptation. Zemeckis wrote the screenplay and executive produces the movie along with Jack Rapke, Alfonso Cuaron and Guillermo del Toro. ‘The Witches’ is slated for an October 16, 2020 release.

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5. Modern Love (TBA)

Amazon Studios’ upcoming anthology series ‘Modern Love’ features a star-studded cast including Anne Hathaway, Sofia Boutella, Tina Fey, Dev Patel, John Slattery, Brandon Victor Dixon, Catherine Keener, Julia Garner, and Shea Whigham among others. The series is based on the popular New York Times column and weekly podcast on the nuances of interpersonal relationships in our times. Each half-hour episode features love and its complexities through interesting real-life inspired romantic endeavors. “It’s a testament to the reach of the original column and of how, now more than ever, love is the only certainty,” showrunner John Carney is quoted as saying in a THR report.

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6. Sesame Street (2021)

Warner Bros.’ live-action comedy ‘Sesame Street‘ is based on the educational children’s television series of the same name from 1969. The movie adaptation features Anne Hathaway in the lead, according to a Collider report from December 2018. Though the plot details of the movie haven’t been disclosed yet, the report suggests that Hathaway plays the role of Sally, a girl appeared on the first episode of the popular education series in 1969. The show, which was a mixture of live-action and puppetry, was crowded with fan-favorites like Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie Monster, and Elmo. Created by Jim Henson. ‘Sesame Street’ gathered a huge fan base during the late ’60s. The movie is directed by Jonathan Krisel from the latest version of the screenplay written by Chris Galletta. Mike Rosolio penned the first draft. ‘Sesame Street’ is lined up for a January 15, 2021 release.

7. The Modern Ocean (TBA)

According to The Hollywood Reporter, filmmaker Shane Carruth has assembled an impressive cast for his latest movie project, The Modern Ocean. Anne Hathaway, Keanu Reeves, Daniel Radcliffe, Chloe Grace Moretz, Tom Holland, Asa Butterfield, Jeff Goldblum and  Abraham Attah will star in the ensemble adventure drama, based on Carruth’s script. The storyline revolves around vengeance and the fierce competition for valuable shipping routes and priceless materials that converge in a spectacular battle on the rolling decks of behemoth cargo ships.

8. O2 (TBA)

Anne Hathaway has come on board to star in the independent science-fiction thriller ‘O2’. IM Global is financing the movie. Producers are Suzan Bymel and Hathaway with Echo Lake’s Adam Riback and James Engle, as well as IM Global’s Stuart Ford and Greg Shapiro. CAA is representing domestic rights of the movie. Producers are seeking a director for ‘O2’. Christie LeBlanc has written the script, in which a woman wakes up inside a cryogenic chamber with no memory of how she got there while the air in the chamber begins slowly running out. The script was named to the 2016 Black List in December.

9. The Lifeboat (TBA)

According to Deadline, Joe Wright is in talks to direct The Lifeboat with Anne Hathaway attached to star in the adaptation of Charlotte Rogan’s book. Hathaway is also producing the film. Film 360 and Focus Features acquired the rights and are developing Rogan’s book. The plot of the film is about a young newlywed-turned-widow standing trial in 1914 for murder. The story recounts how with the help of her new husband she survived the sinking of the Empress, a transatlantic ocean liner. She finds herself on a lifeboat, only to discover there are too many people on board, leading to a moral crisis as to who stays and who has to go. William Broyles Jr. (Castaway) is writing the script and exec producing.

Rumored Titles

1. Grounded (TBA)

According to Variety, Anne Hathaway is adapting a movie version of George Brant’s celebrated play ‘Grounded’. Hathaway liked the material so much that she locked up the film rights before signing her contract for the movie. ‘Grounded’ tells the story of a conflicted American Air Force pilot tasked with operating an unmanned drone.

2. Live Fast Die Hot (TBA)

According to Variety, Anne Hathaway is starring in and producing “Live Fast Die Hot,” based on Jenny Mollen’s recently published book of irreverent essays. Warner Bros has acquired movie rights to “Live Fast Die Hot,” a New York Times bestseller which was published by Doubleday in June. Gail Berman will serve as the producer. The project will be overseen by Warner Bros executive Chantal Nong .

3. The Shower (TBA)

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Warner Bros is negotiations for the Anne Hathaway-starring sci-fi action-comedy The Shower. The actress is attached to star in and produce the film with Jac Schaeffer writing the screenplay The story is set at a baby shower that gets upstaged by a massive meteor shower, bringing along blood-sucking aliens from outer space that crash the party. Hathaway’s husband Adam Shulman is producing along with Andrew Lauren and D.J. Gugenheim.

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