No more beautiful princess or a trendy shopaholic, Anne Hathaway has been reported to appear in one of the risky roles in her career so far – The Witches.
The Ocean’s 8 has been reported to star in the remake of the 1990’s famous thriller movie, just until Warner Bros. made the official confirmation of the actress’s appearance at the beginning of this July.
Anne will play the supervillain Grand High Witch – the most powerful witch of all the magic associations in the world. The character may have the outlook as an elegant lady, but the true form has been caused such nightmares for the kids’ audience in the 90s.
Because of that, her fans have been terrified when realizing their idol is going to have the ugliest figures by far. On the other hand, some showed their support to the actress and expect for this comeback.
The Witches id believed to have a solid producer team, with director Robert Zemeckis (also directed Forrest Gump), a brilliant editors team with Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth or The Shape Of Water).
The movie’s protagonist (called “The Boy”) is changed to be a black boy (played by Jahzir Kadeem Bruno) with Octavia Spencer as his grandmother.
The Witches is inspired from a novel with the same name by Roald Dahl, tells a story about a trip of Luke and his grandmom to a hotel. Everything is becoming a nightmare when Luke accidentally steps into a room that holds a witch conference, including Grand High Witch (Anne Hathaway). They are discussing a plan to turn kids all over the world to be mice. Luke then has to find a way to save him and all the kids out there.