Actress Anne Hathaway has signed on to star alongside Mindy Kaling in the Office star’s romantic comedy ‘The Low Self-Esteem of Lizzie Gillespie’. Kaling, who is riding a recent wave of success after introducing her new show ‘The Mindy Kaling Show’ on Fox, co-write the movie’s script with Brent Forrester (King of the Hill). The film follows the titular character down on her luck until Mr. Perfect shows up, changing her fate after a string of failed relationships. Anne Hathaway will play Gillespie with Kaling stepping into a supporting role.
Lianne Halfon and Russell Smith of Mr. Mudd productions are expected to produce, with the film still looking for a director leaving a production date yet to be announced. This will mark the first collaboration between Hathaway and Kaling. Right now Hathaway is working on the motion picture ‘Les Misérables’ and ‘Rio 2′. ‘The Dark Knight’ actress is also rumored to be a part of ‘Robopocalypse’. Kaling, who has also been named one of the executive producers of the Lizzie Gillespie fare, just finished up on ‘Wreck-It Ralph’. She is also slated to appear in ‘The End of the World’. What do you say rom-com fans, is Hathaway and Kaling together on the big screen something you look forward to?