Exclusive: Anne Hathaway Eyed to Star in WB’s “Sesame Street” Movie

Anne Hathaway is being eyed to star in Warner Bros.’ live-action Sesame Street movie and the Oscar winner is in early talks to take on the role, Collider has exclusively learned.

Jonathan Krisel, the Emmy-nominated co-creator of Portlandia, is set to direct the film, which is expected to be a musical.

Shawn Levy is producing with Michael Aguilar, and Warner Bros.

is co-financing the film with MGM.

WB exec Jesse Ehrman will oversee the project for the studio, which developed the movie with Sesame Workshop, which holds the rights to the beloved children’s show.

Levy …

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