Anne Hathaway could head down Sesame Avenue for Warner Bros.
In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, Anne Hathaway is in talks to star in Warner Bros. huge display adaptation of the favored youngsters’s sequence Sesame Avenue. Apparently, the actress is the studio’s first option to star within the movie and that a proposal is already on the desk.
Hathaway is an Academy-Award successful actress who has starred in such blockbusters as The Darkish Knight Rises and the latest Ocean’s eight. She is going to subsequent be seen within the upcoming thriller Serenity.
Portlandia director and co-creator Jonathan Krisel (Baskets, Kroll Present) shall be directing the live-action Sesame Avenue musical based mostly on Sesame Avenue, an academic sequence that premiered in 1969 on PBS and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morriset. The present incorporates a mixture of live-action and puppetry, in addition to animation. It’s best referred to as the house of Large Hen, Bert, Ernie, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie Monster, and Elmo, all created by Jim Henson.
The Sesame Avenue film is being produced by Oscar nominee Shawn Levy (Arrival) alongside Michael Aguilar (Kidding). Krisel shall be directing from a script penned by Chris Galletta, who wrote the latest draft. Mike Rosolio wrote the primary draft of the script. Sesame Workshop holds the appropriate to the sequence and shall be concerned with undertaking growth.
Levy has been engaged on the film since 2012 when 20th Century Fox beforehand held the rights to the large display undertaking. In 2015, Sesame Workshop signed a five-season take care of HBO and Warner Bros. started engaged on a movie companion to the sequence.
Sesame Avenue has come to the large display twice earlier than: in 1985 with Sesame Avenue Presents Comply with That Hen and in 1999 with Elmo in Grouchland. The most recent Sesame Avenue film serves as Krisel’s first main studio film after spending a number of years on the Emmy Award-winning sequence Portlandia.
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