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Anne Hathaway Jumps In "The Lifeboat"

By Garth Franklin Thursday June 20th 2013 11:35PM
Anne Hathaway Jumps In "The Lifeboat"

Anne Hathaway is attached to star in and produce an adaptation of Charlotte Rogan's novel "The Lifeboat" at Working Title and Focus Features.

The story follows Grace Winter, a newlywed and widow standing trial for murder in 1914. She recounts how she survived the sinking of the transatlantic ship Empress with the help of her new husband, only to end up in an overcrowded lifeboat where survivors talk about getting rid of certain people.

William Broyles Jr. ("Apollo 13") is writing the script, while Hathaway, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Liza Chasin, Suzan Bymel and Ben Forkner will produce.

Source: THR

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