Anne Hathaway roped in for lead role in film adaptation Roald Dahl book ‘The Witches’

The award-winning American actress Anne Hathaway gets a lead role in the film adaptation of ‘The Witches’ (‘The witches’), a children’s book from 1983 by British author Roald Dahl. That report entertainmentmagazine Variety.

In the regiestoel is Robert Zemeckis, which include the with Oscars overloaded ‘Forrest Gump’ and ‘Back To The Future’ on his cv. The filmmaker was at the end of last year, however, due to the dust by the non-success of his film ‘Welcome to Marwen’, with heavyweight Steve Carell in a lead role.

The book tells the story of a Norwegian boy whose grandmother is a heksenexperte. In the hotel where the little boy and his grandmother on a holiday staying turn out all the witches of England at their annual meeting. Hathaway will play the role of the Opperheks interpret.

In 1990 appeared a first film, with Surviving Huston in the role that Hathaway is recording. Zemeckis will be for the new film, working with the acclaimed Mexican filmmakers Alfonso Cuaron and Guillermo del Toro.

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