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Anne Hathaway Reflects On Valuable Lessons Learned From Julie Andrews

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Anne Hathaway recently shared some insightful lessons she learned from her experience working with Julie Andrews on the iconic film, The Princess Diaries. In a Vanity Fair cover story from April 2024, Hathaway, now 41 years old, reflected on her time filming alongside Andrews in the 2001 movie.

One of the key takeaways for Hathaway was witnessing Andrews' graciousness towards fans. She recounted how Andrews, who played a significant role in the film, would take time at the end of each filming day to sign autographs for admirers. Hathaway admired Andrews' respect for the fans and the meaningful connection she created with them through her work.

Looking back on her own growth since starring in The Princess Diaries at the age of 17, Hathaway expressed her admiration for both Andrews and the late director Garry Marshall. She described them as 'magical people' and emphasized the impact the film had on her life and career.

The Princess Diaries, directed by Marshall and based on Meg Cabot's novel, was a major success in 2001, featuring a talented cast including Héctor Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo, and Mandy Moore. Hathaway's emotional response to revisiting the film after two decades highlighted its significance in her journey as an actress.

While a potential third installment of The Princess Diaries has been a topic of discussion, Andrews expressed caution about revisiting the franchise excessively. Hathaway echoed similar sentiments, emphasizing the importance of patience in the filmmaking process.

Despite the uncertainties surrounding a sequel, Hathaway continues to pursue diverse roles in the industry. Her upcoming projects include the rom-com The Idea of You and the film Mothers’ Instinct, showcasing her versatility as an actress.

Reflecting on the enduring impact of The Princess Diaries, Hathaway expressed pride in her involvement in the film and acknowledged its lasting significance in her life and career.

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