Anne Hathaway to star in adaptation of French Children Don’t Throw Food

Anne Hathaway is attached to star in the movie adaptation of Pamela Druckerman’s book French Children Don’t Throw Food. The Oscar-winning actress will lead the adaptation of the 2012 bestselling autobiography, which was also published under the title B…

Anne Hathaway is attached to star in the movie adaptation of Pamela Druckerman’s book French Children Don’t Throw Food.

The Oscar-winning actress will lead the adaptation of the 2012 bestselling autobiography, which was also published under the title Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The book follows Druckerman, an American journalist, as she moves to Paris for her husband’s job and raises a family there. The story focuses on her trying to figure out how to balance motherhood and a career, whilst also observing her French neighbours to uncover the secrets behind how they parent astonishingly well-behaved children.

However, Druckerman soon learns that everyone, no matter how perfect they might appear, has their own problems.

The most recent draft of the script was written by Jamie Minoprio and Jonathan Stern, who worked on I Want Candy and St Trinian’s together.

The project is in development at StudioCanal, which will finance the movie, while Blueprint Pictures will produce.

Hathaway, 37, recently starred alongside Mark Ruffalo in Todd Haynes’s legal thriller Dark Waters and can be seen in The Last Thing He Wanted, Dee Rees’s adaptation of the Joan Didion book, on Netflix. She has completed filming her role of the Grand High Witch in Robert Zemeckis’s remake of Roald Dahl children’s classic, The Witches, which is expected to be released in October.

In addition, it was recently announced she would appear in the Sesame Street movie and lead crime drama The Lifeboat.

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Mark Ruffalo ‘astonished’ by real-life story behind Dark Waters

Mark Ruffalo was determined to make a movie about the DuPont chemical scandal after reading an “astonishing” article. In Dark Waters, the Avengers actor stars as real-life environmental lawyer Robert Bilott, who agrees to represent a farmer who claims …

Mark Ruffalo was determined to make a movie about the DuPont chemical scandal after reading an “astonishing” article.

In Dark Waters, the Avengers actor stars as real-life environmental lawyer Robert Bilott, who agrees to represent a farmer who claims a nearby landfill site ran by chemical company DuPont is contaminating the water on his farm, but eventually discovers the effects of the toxic substances has a much wider-ranging impact.

During an appearance on The Graham Norton, Ruffalo explained that he read the 2016 New York Times Magazine article, The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare, and was determined to make a film about it because he wanted more people to know about the scandal.

“I read an article in the New York Times Magazine and the breadth and the depth of the deception were so astonishing to me and the fact I was reading about it in a supplement instead of the headline of every single major newspaper in the world, I thought, ‘This has got to be a movie and people have got to know what’s happened,” he explained.

While preparing for the film, Ruffalo, who also serves as a producer, met with Bilott, who worked on the case for many years, to the detriment of his health and finances.

“He is the most beautiful, heroic and generous guy who did great service for all of us,” the 52-year-old praised.

Elsewhere in the interview, Ruffalo was asked if last year’s Avengers: Endgame was his last appearance as The Hulk, and he vaguely replied, “I don’t know… Who knows really? It is supposed to be over and that was supposed to be the end.”

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