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Chances are good that Anne Hathaway will be boasting “Oscar-winner” next to her name by the end of next month, seeing how she’s a front-runner to be dubbed Best Supporting Actress in Les Misérables by the Academy.

She’s aiming to avoid the infamous post-Oscars win slump, by circling a relatively prestigious new cinematic take on William Shakespeare’s play The Taming of the Shrew. This version is being scripted by Abi Morgan, co-writer of Shame, the sole screenwriter on The Iron Lady and creator of the Golden Globe-nominated mini-series The Hour.

The Wrap is reporting that Morgan’s Taming of the Shrew project is being backed by Working Title Films, the studio behind Les Miz, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Joe Wright’s Oscar-nominated Anna Karenina (among numerous other lauded period dramas). Moreover, Universal has ...

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