Anne Hathaway heads home from Connecticut beach day in navy shirt dress and sunhat wheeling cart of picnic supplies
She’s an Oscar winner about to appear in a reboot of a beloved children’s fantasy film, in a timeless role made famous by Anjelica Huston.
The Witches star Anne Hathaway was spotted near the beach in Connecticut on Sunday, in a casual getup as she carted a bunch of baskets and towels on her own.
Hathaway, 37, donned a floppy straw hat, oversized blue beach shirt and colorful sandals for the outing.
Low profile: Anne Hathaway was seen heading home after a beach day in Connecticut on Sunday wearing a navy beach shirt dress and a floppy sunhat and pulling a cart of supplies
The Les Miserables actress hid her eyes behind large sunshades as she ambled along.
The mother-of-two is set to appear in Robert Zemeckis’s The Witches this October – a remake of the classic 1990 film by Nicolas Roeg, which itself was an adaptation of the Roald Dahl children’s story.
Hathaway will be playing the role of the Grand High Witch, a fabulously sexy and seductive woman who deep down is a hideous hag whose primary desire is to murder children.
Beach vacation: The Oscar winner has been family-focused over the summer. She’s mom to sons Jonathan, four, and Jack, ten months, with husband Adam Shulman, 39
casual: Hathaway stepped out in colorful sandals and sported sunglasses
The role was brought to life with aplomb by Huston, also an Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner, in the 1990 original film, and to this day remains one of her trademark roles.
The new film will also star Anne’s Devil Wears Prada co-star Stanley Tucci, along with Octavia Spencer as the grandmother who ultimately saves the day along with her grandson.
Chris Rock is also slated to appear in the new iteration of the film, the poster for which is now visible on IMDb.com.
New role: Hathaway has wrapped production on Robert Zemeckis’s The Witches, a remake of the classic 1990 film by Nicolas Roeg based on the Roald Dahl children’s story
Brooklyn-born Anne, meanwhile, has her hands full at home, with two sons including one newborn.
She is mother to boys Jonathan Rosebanks, four, and Jack, ten months.
Their father is actor Adam Shulman, 39, who was born in Manhattan.
Remake of a classic: The new film also stars Hathaway’s The Devil Wears Prada co-star Stanley Tucci as well as Octavia Spencer. It’s slated for an October release