Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway‘s next project has landed her at Amazon Studios and Welle Entertainment, who have teamed up to adapt Robinne Lee’s popular romance novel “The Idea of You“.
Jennifer Westfeldt is adapting the screenplay based on the bestseller, with Cathy Schulman producing through Welle Entertainment production company and Gabrielle Union via I’ll Have Another production company.
“The Idea of You” centers around a 40-year-old divorced mother Sophie (Hathaway), who is struggling to recover after her husband left her for a younger woman. When he cancels his Coachella trip with their 15-year-old daughter, She decides to take her instead and meets the 24-year-old lead singer of the biggest boy band in the world. They embarking on a whirlwind romance that deeply disrupts Sophie’s life and relationships.
This marks the actress’s second collaboration with Amazon Studios since she appeared in an episode of their sci-fi Solos earlier this year.
The Academy Award-winner is set to star in a Sesame Street movie with Bo Burnham and Chance the Rapper for Warner Bros. She will play Sally Hawthorne, a plucky history show host who teams up with Big Bird and his friends to save her show.
Hathaway will also star alongside Keanu Reeves, Tom Holland, and Chloë Grace Moretz in the movie “The Modern Ocean”.
She will also appear in Rebecca Miller’s next comedy-drama “She Came to Me”, and in the thriller “Mothers’ Instinct”.
The actress is also attached to star in James Gray’s “Armageddon Time”, a coming-of-age story in Queens with Robert De Niro, Oscar Isaac, Cate Blanchett, and Donald Sutherland.
Hathaway was most recently seen in Doug Liman’s pandemic heist movie “Locked Down”, and in Robert Zemeckis’ remake of “The Witches”.