Anne Hathaway Starring In A New Cinderella Story

Anne Hathaway attends the Costume Institute Gala Benefit to celebrate the opening of the 'American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity' exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, May 3, 2010 Anne Hathaway attends the Costume Institute Gala Benefit to celebrate the opening of the 'American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity' exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, May 3, 2010

Anne Hathaway is stepping into a new Cinderella story.

The star of “Ella Enchanted” and “The Princess Diaries” will appear in the film adaptation of David Nicholls’ popular novel “One Day,” about a working-class woman’s romance with a charming rich man, played by Jim Sturgess.

The movie begins filming this summer. It will be directed by Lone Scherfig, an Oscar nominee for “An Education.”

The project was announced Tuesday by Focus Features and Random House Films, which have a partnership.

“One Day” was a No. 1 best-seller in England. It was released Tuesday as a paperback by Vintage Books, an imprint of Random House, Inc.

Nicholls has written the script for the film, scheduled to come out next year.

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