“It’s a very sensitive project and there have been so many stories told about her life that we’re really trying to get it right,” she tells BBC Radio Four’s Front Row. “So we’re 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.”
At least we know then that Hollywood think this will be a real winner.
One of the biggest aspects will be focussing on the singing and something which has been much cause for debate. It is still unclear if Hathaway will match what Reese Witherspoon did and sing herself, or mime to Garland’s existing vocals.
“I certainly don’t sing like Judy Garland but the talk is to have me do the singing,” Hathaway says. “But I think people might cry murder if they don’t get to hear Judy’s beloved voice so the talk is for me to sing but I don’t know if that’s exactly what will happen.”
Source: Front Row