A New ‘The Princess Diaries’ Film Is In The Works On Disney.

Anne Hathaway

NEW YORK - NOV 3, 2014: Anne Hathaway attends the premiere of "Interstellar" at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater on November 3, 2014 in New York City. (JStone /

Disney is working on reviving the popular Princess Diaries franchise by setting it in the present day.

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The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Aadrita Mukerji would write a script for a new installment of the Anne Hathaway-led franchise. Sources close to the project have said that the film will not be a reboot but a continuation of the existing storyline. Whether or not Hathaway will return to star in the next sequel has yet to be determined. However, she has indicated that she would support another third film.

In 2001, Hathaway took on the lead role in The Princess Diaries. The film is about an American teenager who unexpectedly becomes the heir to a European throne. They continued this plot in 2004 with Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. Garry Marshall directed both films. Debra Martin Chase, who produced the franchise's first two installments, is slated to executive produce the third film as well.

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