February 22, 2006

Apatow adds Hathaway to “Knocked Up”

By Borys Kit and Tatiana Siegel

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Anne Hathaway, currently
on screen as Jake Gyllenhaal's icy wife in "Brokeback
Mountain," is joining the cast of Universal Pictures' "Knocked

The actress is set to star opposite Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd
and Leslie Mann in the Judd Apatow romantic comedy.

Apatow is writing, producing and directing the movie, which
follows a twentysomething guy who finds out he impregnated his
one-night stand. The picture will be similar in budget to his
last film, "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," which grossed $109.5
million at the domestic box-office and garnered a Writers Guild
of America nomination.

Shooting is slated to start in the early summer.

Hathaway, who made her feature debut in the 2001 Buena
Vista/Walt Disney hit "The Princess Diaries," will next be seen
in 20th Century Fox's "The Devil Wears Prada."

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter