Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Done In 60 Seconds Competition 2015
Guide To Marvel's Infinity War
The Making Of The West Wing
Get 12 Issues For Only £25 Today
The perfect gift this Christmas
London Film Festival 2014
Our round-up of the galas, films and interviews
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Exclusive Hobbit Behind-The-Scenes Still
Thorin da house
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
12 November 2014
Song One Trailer Gets Folky With It
Anne Hathaway falls for a singer
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Interstellar (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Rio 2 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Les Miserables (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Empire Star Rating
One Day (2011)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Anne Hathaway Finds The Lifeboat
Pi isn't occupying this one

21 June 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Anne Hathaway on the BAFTA 2013 red carpet

With an Oscar in her pocket (not literally; those things are far too cumbersome to cart about everywhere), Anne Hathaway is slowly building the next stage of her career. She’s locked on to The Lifeboat, which has been nabbed by Working Title and Focus Features.

William Broyles Jr. is already hard at work adapting Charlotte Rogan’s historical novel, which focuses on Grace Winter, a young woman standing trial for murder in 1914.

As part of her testimony, Grace recalls how she and her new husband survived the sinking of a transatlantic ship called the Empress and ended up stranded in a lifeboat. Trouble is, there were too many people aboard, and the survivors starting to think about getting rid of one or two of them. Was Grace part of a plot? Or an innocent victim of a whispering campaign? The truth, we suspect, will eventually come out.

Hathaway is closely involved with this one, planning to produce as well as star once a director can be found to take on the challenge. She’s busy in the meantime working on Song One and voicing Jewel again for Rio 2. She also has a reunion with Dark Knight Rises director Chris Nolan planned for Interstellar.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Podcast 66: Jason Statham And Max Brooks
The Stath shows the Empire Podcast who's boss
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 48% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's Farewell To Middle-Earth Issue:
Guest -Edited By Peter Jackson

The countdown to Empire's stunning new issue begins here...

Josh Hutcherson On The Hunger Games Phenomenon
'I've done my fair share of young adult material now'

What Is A Squidward? A Beginner's Guide To SpongeBob SquarePants
If you aren’t already a massive fan, prepare to become one

Classic Feature: Gods Among Us - Robert De Niro
The heavyweight champion of character immersion, explosive rage and jawdropping subtleties

Empire Meets Thelma Schoonmaker
On editing Scorsese, GoodFellas and a life in film

5 Possible Captain America: Civil War Roles For Daniel Brühl
Failing a Red Skull return, here are some Marvel villains the actor could play...

Kit Harington On How To Train Your Dragon 2
As the sequel hits home entertainment, we talk to the Game Of Thrones star

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)