Anne Hathaway will play a major role in the film directed by Robert Zemeckis based on the works of Roald Dahl’s “Witches”.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the original Director of the film was supposed to be the Oscar-winning Guillermo Del Toro. However, he decided to become the producer of the film. The company will make him Alfonso cuarón.
Published in 1973, the novel tells the story of eight-year-old boy by an evil witch pretending to be a good old woman, turned into a mouse. With the help of his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, the main character comes into confrontation with his abicycle not to allow them to realise an old plan of vendetta against the children of the world.
About the release date of the movie is not specified.
Note that this is not the first attempt to adapt the “Witches”. In 1990 was released the film “the Witches”, created by Nicolas Rougon, but the final version differed from the original was dissatisfied with the author of the work.
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