Anne Hathaway Starring in a New Cinderella Story

By AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff
|  Tuesday, Jun 15, 2010  |  Updated 1:45 PM CDT
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Anne Hathaway Starring in a New Cinderella Story

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Actress Anne Hathaway was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her performance in "Twelfth Night" but lost the honor to Jan Maxwell of "The Royal Family." The annual Drama Desk awards recognized all genres of New York theater, not just Broadway productions.

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Anne Hathaway is stepping into a new Cinderella story.

The star of "Ella Enchanted" and "The Princess Diaries" will appear in the film adaptation of David Nicholls' popular novel "One Day," about a working-class woman's romance with a charming rich man, played by Jim Sturgess.

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The movie begins filming this summer. It will be directed by Lone Scherfig, an Oscar nominee for "An Education."

The project was announced Tuesday by Focus Features and Random House Films, which have a partnership.

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"One Day" was a No. 1 best-seller in England. It was released Tuesday as a paperback by Vintage Books, an imprint of Random House, Inc.

Nicholls has written the script for the film, scheduled to come out next year.

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