During a surprise look on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’, Anne Hathaway revealed she was quite far down the list for among her renowned film functions that nearly went to Rachel McAdams!

Anne Hathaway, 38, shared an inspiring anecdote with contestants on RuPaul’s Drag Race The Les Miserables starlet appeared during the episodeto surprise the cast as they got ready for a musical competition, and answered various questions for them. When one asked if there was any functions she had to “combat tooth and nail for,” Anne surprisingly exposed she was far from the very first choice to play Andy Sachs in The Devil Uses Prada “How much time do you have? A lot of them … I’ll offer you the tea, I was the ninth option for Devil Uses Prada,” Anne confessed.

” But I got it! Hang in there, never ever give up,” she included. In the 2006 movie based upon the book of the exact same name by Lauren Weisberger, Anne plays journalism grad Andy who lands a highly desirable role as the assistant to the Editor-in-Chief of a huge fashion publication (brilliantly played by Meryl Streep, and mainly believed to be motivated by Style‘s Anna Wintour). Fresh off of Mean Girls and The Note Pad, Rachel McAdams was director David Frankel‘s first option– but she denied the role numerous times according to Range Claire Danes and Juliette Lewis were also among the hundred approximately starlets who had auditioned.

Anne Hathaway as Andy Sachs in the 2006 film ‘The Devil Uses Prada.’ (Everett Collection)

At the time, Anne was so eager on the role she actually wrote the words “hire me” in a garden outside of Andy’s workplace with her finger! “I didn’t have to audition,” Anne discussed back in2016 I keep in mind running out in my living room, half dressed, shrieking– I got The Devil Wears Prada!

Meryl Streep is seen playing effective style editor Miranda Priestley in ‘The Devil Uses Prada,’ along with assistant Andy Sachs, played by Anne Hathaway. (Everett Collection)

It ends up co-star Meryl nearly didn’t do the now-iconic movie– however changed her mind once the group doubled their wage offer. ” I am uncertain the motion picture commemorates [character Miranda Priestly] as much as appreciates her company accomplishments. It’s tough to run a huge company like that,” Meryl explained, confessing the extraordinary scene where Miranda evaluates Andy’s pilling blue sweater was in fact her idea. Another scene that was all Meryl? The minute Miranda– sans makeup or her designer clothes– beings in her hotel space. “I desired a scene where she is without her armor, the unpeeled scene in the hotel room– just to see that face without it protective glaze, to glimpse the female in the businesswoman,” the Oscar winner said in the same Range interview.


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