Hathaway In New Adaptation Of "Shrew"

By Garth Franklin Monday January 14th 2013 11:27PM

Anne Hathaway will star in a new adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" at Working Title and Monumental Pictures.

"The Hour" creator and "Shame" scribe Abi Morgan will pen the re-telling of the iconic play which shifts the action to mid-20th century Italy.

Debra Hayward will produce. Universal gets first crack at distributing the film.

There's been numerous screen adaptations of the story over the years, from "Kiss Me, Kate" to "10 Things I Hate About You."

Source: The Wrap