Sources close to the situation say Hathaway has not decided whether she will film the movie yet as the actress is also fielding an offer for Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches.”
“Portlandia” director and co-creator Jonathan Krisel is set to helm the live-action pic. The film will be a musical, according to sources, which Hathaway is no stranger to, after winning an Oscar for he role in “Les Miserables.”
Warner Bros. will co-finance with MGM.
Shawn Levy is producing with Michael Aguilar. Mike Rosolio penned the first draft, while Chris Galletta wrote the most recent version, which he’s polishing. Jesse Ehrman is shepherding the movie for Warner Bros. Sesame Workshop, which holds the rights to the show, will also be involved in the development of the project.
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