Los Angeles: ‘Princess Diaries’ star Anne Hathaway is set to go back to her romantic comedy root with Mindy Kaling`s ‘The Low Self-Esteem of Lizzie Gillespie’.
Kaling serves as a co-writer for the project alongside Brent Forrester.
‘The Mindy Project’ creator is also expected to take a supporting role, while Hathaway is poised to tackle the lead role, said the Hollywood Reporter.
The story revolves around a woman whose lack of self-worth has limited her choice in men to losers. She almost hits the bottom of the barrel when life gives her an unexpected turn as a hottest guy ever suddenly pursues her.
Hathaway has starred in a number of popular rom-com flicks, such as ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, ‘Bride Wars’, ‘Valentine`s Day’ and ‘Love and Other Drugs’.
She`s most recently turned into action mode when starring as Catwoman in Christopher Nolan`s last Batman film. She will next be seen in much-awaited musical drama ‘Les Miserables’.