Where is cast of ‘Princess Diaries’ now? Disney developing third movie in Anna Hathaway starrer franchise
'The Princess Diaries' veteran Debra Chase is set to produce the third movie, while 'The Other Woman' screenwriter Melissa Stack is executive producing it
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA: 'The Princess Diaries' is reportedly coming back. The third movie will be a sequel to the 2001 and 2004 movies starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews. The sequel is currently in early development. Aadrita Mukerji is the writer of the script and no casting announcements have been made yet.
The original 'Princess Diaries' veteran Debra Martin Chase is set to produce the third movie, while 'The Other Woman' screenwriter Melissa Stack is executive producing the new film, according to Yahoo. 'The Princess Diaries' have produced some great talent, including Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrew, and Mandy Moore. Here is a quick look at where are the stars of the original movie.
Anne Hathaway became one of the most successful actresses after she got a break through the movie. She played the role of Mia Thermopolis in the movie. The star has also won many accolades, including an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. She was popular for her roles in 'Brokeback Mountain', 'The Devil Wears Prada', 'Get Smart', 'Rachel Getting Married', 'Valentine's Day', 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Les Miserables'. She was also nominated to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. In May 2019, Hathaway received a motion pictures star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the film industry. Her recent film 'Armageddon Time' is now out in cinemas and also stars Anthony Hopkins, and Jeremy Strong and is directed by James Gray.
She has previously expressed her interest in starring in the sequel of 'The Princess Diaries' to Entertainment Online, “We all really want [a third movie] to happen.” Hathaway added at the time, “We don’t want to do it unless it’s perfect, because we love it just as much as you guys love it. It’s as important to us as it is to you and we don’t want to deliver anything until it’s ready. But we’re working on it.”
Andrews who enacted the role of Queen Clarisse Renaldi has received many accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, and six Golden Globe Awards.
She is also one of the most prominent alumni of 'Princess Diaries' who also became a Disney Legend and was also honored with an Honorary Golden Lion, the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, and the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2022. In 2000, Andrews was conferred the title of dame by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the performing arts. The actress has been popular for her performances in movies like 'The Sound of Music', 'Mary Poppins', 'Thoroughly modern Millie' and 'Duet for One'.
Mandy Moore appeared in the movie as Lana Thomas. Soon after the release, she became a popular star. However, she was most famous for her contributions to the music industry. Moore rose to fame with her debut single 'Candy' which hit position 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. Some of her famous albums include 'Coverage', 'Wild Hope', 'Amanda Leigh', 'Silver Landings'.
The actress also starred as Rebecca Pearson in 'This Is Us'. For her performance, she won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Her most recent album titled 'In Real Life' was released in 2022.
Heather portrayed the role of Lilly Moscovitz in the movie. Matarazzo starred in some of the major TV shows including 'Roseanne, Law & Order', 'The L Word', 'Greys Anatomy' and 'Strangers With Candy'. Her most recent role was in 'Scream', in which she played Martha. She won the 'Best Supporting Actress' award for Los Angeles Actors award in 2017 for 'Smothered by Mothers'. The actress was also nominated for Saturn Awards in 2000 for Best supporting actress in 'Now and Again'.
Robert was a part of a few movies and shows after he played Michael Moscovitz in 'The Princess Diaries'. He appeared in 'Look, It Happened in L.A.' and 'Lost Transmissions'. He, later on, switched completely to music and was in the band Rooney for years, but left the group to work on his solo music in 2011. He also co-founded Utopia Media, a distribution company. He has also directed 'Dreamland', 'The Unicorn' and 'The Argument'.