The Hollywood Reporter has announced that actor and comedian Josh Gad has joined Jake Gyllenhaal and recent New York star Anne Hathaway in the business-world drama “Love and Other Drugs” at Fox 2000/New Regency.
Ed Zwick is helming the project, originally titled “Pharma,” which Charles Randolph adapted from Jamie Reidy’s nonfiction book “Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman.” To read the full THR article click here.
Variety reported a few months ago that Anne Hathaway will star on both stage and screen as Judy Garland in the Weinstein Co.’s stage and film adaptations of Gerald Clarke’s bio “Get Happy.” The Weinstein Company recently optioned the stage and film rights to the book, first published by Delta in 2001.The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) presented a new production of William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT directed by Daniel Sullivan which featured Anne Hathaway as Viola. TWELFTH NIGHT ran June 9th -July 12th at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
Anne Hathaway has been nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe, an Independent Spirit Award, and a SAG Award for her performance in Jonathan Demme’s film Rachel Getting Married. Her stage credits include the lead role in the critically acclaimed 2002 City Center Encores production of Carnival! and Paper Mill Playhouse productions of Jane Eyre and Gigi. She is best-known for playing leading roles in the films Bride Wars, Brokeback Mountain (SAG Outstanding Ensemble nomination), The Devil Wears Prada, Get Smart, Ella Enchanted, Passengers, The Princess Diaries, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement and Becoming Jane.
Source: Broadway World