Report: Anne Hathaway to Lead Modern Taming of the Shrew

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: Actress Anne Hathaway arrives at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Photo: Collin/Starlitepics/AdMedia/? Corbis. All Rights Reserved.

Showbiz secret: If at least three modern updates of aged, respected properties aren't announced every week, the entire industry completely crumbles. So it is that The Taming of the Shrew is being adapted as a mid-20th century Italian tale reportedly set to star Anne Hathaway. The Iron Lady and Shame screenwriter Abi Morgan is tackling the script.