“Don’t give up“. The advice comes from Anne Hathaway and it may seem like a cliché, one of those a bit dusty and old-fashioned. But if a testimony of life is added to the diktat, history changes. Surely that of Anne Hathaway would have changed if she had decided to “let it go” and not fight for what was the film that has consecrated her career: The devil wears Prada.
Anne Hathaway in The Devil Wears Prada
As the actress revealed in the last episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, his name was, in the choice of producers of the iconic film, certainly not the first.
But not even the second. Or the third. To tell the truth, he wasn’t even in the top five.
Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep
For the part of Andrea, in fact, Anne was none other than the ninth choice. Before her, in fact, the producers had considered the names of Juliette Lewis, Claire Danes and favorite among the favorites, Rachel McAdams which had just come out of the successes of Mean Girls is The Notebook but that he had given up the part because he didn’t feel it was his.
Anne Hathawai in The Devil Wears Prada
But how did Anne get the part? With patience and a little trick. The actress revealed that she had traced the words “Hire Me” in the sand of the Zen garden of one of the executive producers to attract his attention When it is said to be cut for a part.