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Anne Hathaway in Talks to Replace Reese Witherspoon in 'The Intern'

February 8, 2014 (3:26 am) GMT
The 'Les Miserables' star will share screen with Robert De Niro who will play a man who comes out of his retirement to work as an intern.
Anne Hathaway in Talks to Replace Reese Witherspoon in 'The Intern'

nabs a lead role in workplace comedy "", according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "" actress is tapped to replace , who was initially booked for the female lead but forced to drop out of the project due to scheduling conflicts.

Directed by Nancy Meyers, the film will follow a retiree who decides to return to the work force and is forced to start as an intern. is attached to play the intern, while Hathaway is expected to portray the owner of an Internet company who gets assigned him.

Hathaway was last seen in "" directed and written by . She will next lend her voice to animated film "", star in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi "" and indie drama "".

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