- During an interview on „Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,“ Hathaway confirmed there will be a third „Princess Diaries“ film.
- The first two films were directed by Garry Marshall, who made a cameo in the film as did his daughter and grandchildren.
- You might be surprised to learn that Hathaway had plenty of creative input in the film and the broken hairbrush and pore strips can be credited to her.
Anne Hathaway is a queen of the people and giving her subjects exactly what they want: A third installment of „The Princess Diaries.“ Hathaway finally confirmed that the rumors were true and Queen Mia Thermopolis is officially returning to the big screen.
So far, we don’t have many details on what fans can expect from the new film, but one thing is for sure, Julia Andrews is coming back.
While we collectively wait for a release date and confirmation of Chris Pine’s return, relive the magic of the royal film with 10 things you didn’t know about „The Princess Diaries“ first two films.
Several big-name actors had small roles in the film.
2001 was nearly two decades ago and, if you haven’t watched the OG „Princess Diaries“ film since then, you’ve probably forgotten that both Mandy Moore and Sandra Oh were featured in the film. Moore, who is a lead character on the award-winning show „This Is Us,“ played mean girl Lana Thomas, and Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh played Vice Principal Gupta.
Fat Louie was more than just a Hollywood trained cat.
Fat Louie, aka the unrecognized star of the films, wasn’t just a well-trained Hollywood actor — he was also Anne Hathaway’s in real life pet. Or, at least one of the four cats that played the character was owned by Hathaway. Fun fact, Fat Louie even has an IMDB page.
„The Princess Diaries“ was Hathaway’s first film.
Although Hathaway had previously appeared in the TV series „Get Real,“ the Meg Cabot book-turned-movie was Hathaway’s first Hollywood film.
She told Glamour magazine in 2013 that her starring role as a princess in this hit film caused her to be labeled as a „good girl“ in the industry, a label she spent years trying to break free of.
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