Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
The Making Of The West Wing
Subscribe To Empire Today
Save money and get 12 issues for only £25
Go Think Big
Helping young people achieve their career dreams
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Guillermo Del Toro Planning Pacific Rim 3
'Some of your favorite characters come back, some others don’t...'
Jena Malone Is Part Of Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice
But as which character?
Eddie Murphy Becomes The Cook
In Bruce Beresford's new drama
Big Eyes Poster Online
Tim Burton goes arty
Ready For Marley & Me: The TV Series?
You may heel the love on the small screen
Fury Fights To The Top Of The US Box Office
The Book Of Life opens third
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 October 2014
Three New Interstellar TV Spots Launched
Taking your brain to another dimension...
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Interstellar
07 November 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Rio 2 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Godfather Part II (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Grudge Match (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Last Vegas (2014)
Empire Star Rating
American Hustle (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Anne Hathaway Wants To Hire The Intern
She's in talks to replace Reese Witherspoon

09 February 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Anne-Hathaway-Wants-To-Hire-The-Intern

Nancy Meyers has had to weather a few changes to workplace comedy The Intern. She originally had Tina Fey set to take the lead, and was then forced to switch to Reese Witherspoon thanks to scheduling issues. It’s all change again, as Witherspoon has dropped out and Anne Hathaway is in talks.

While Witherspoon had been attached to the film when Meyers shopped it around the American Film Market, she’s had to go back to her wish list to find Hathaway who, according to The Hollywood Reporter, attended a table read of the script with the writer-director and potential co-star Robert De Niro, which went well.

Hathaway will play the successful founder of a flourishing fashion website who is asked to recruit someone from her company’s Senior Intern Program. She’s assigned a 70-year-old widower (De Niro) who was an adept businessman before he retired. The differing values initially cause friction between the pair but we reckon that eventually they find a way to work together.

The actress, last seen in a cameo in Don Jon, will next crop up reprising the voice role of Jewel for Rio 2 and has worked on Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, due out November 7. She’s also just premiered Song One, a music-driven indie pic, at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.


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

John Scalzi's Redshirts Optioned As TV Series
By director Ken Kwapis and FX
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Empire Podcast #133: Robert Duvall, Anna Faris And James Marsden Interviews
Plus the team discuss the latest news on the upcoming DC and Marvel movies

Documentaries: What Happened Next
We track down and interview the stars of great non-fiction films

Movie Poster Mashups: Sean Bean Edition
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be appalled at the punning...

Your Introductory Guide To That DC Movie Slate
Suicide Squad? Cyborg? Aquaman? We explain who’s who in the DC Universe

Video Interviews: Megan Fox And Will Arnett Talk Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Plus the director and producers on the tone of their new turtle flick

Captain America 3, Iron Man And Civil War: Where Next For The Marvel Cinematic Universe?
What to make of today's Marvel news

Interactive Gallery: Explore Iconic Movie Spacesuits
Explore the fabric of space-time

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)