Continuing to emerge as one of Hollywood's most engaging talents, ANNE HATHAWAY has just landed the lead role in the highly-anticipated adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada, in which she will co-star opposite Meryl Streep. She will be seen this winter in Ang Lee's drama, Brokeback Mountain, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, and Michelle Williams. She has also completed production on the independent drama, Havoc, directed by Barbara Kopple. Hathaway was most recently seen in The Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement. Starring opposite Julie Andrews, Hathaway reprised her role as Princess Mia Thermopolis for which she received a 2002 Teen Choice Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy for the original The Princess Diaries.
Hathaway studied acting at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey and at the Barrow Group in New York City. Her theater credits include The Lincoln Center Encore series presentation of Carnival, Andrew Lloyd Webber's workshop of Woman in White, and Forever Your Child. In 2004/2005, she participated in the Encores Concert Gala, as well as the Stephen Sondheim Birthday Gala.