Her name has been mentioned as far back as early 2009 in regards to the adaptation of Gerald Clarke‘s Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland, which has a home with The Weinstein Company. Hathaway is still very much involved, and appears to be intent on ensuring that the actress and singer’s life story is told properly – a decision which is creating a prolonged development process.
“We’ve taking our time with it. I know it seems like it’s sort of an endless process but it’s very, very slow incremental steps. I had a meeting about it a couple of weeks ago and we’re all very motivated.