Warner Brothers is casting a Get Smart feature film for 2008 which will be directed by Peter Segal and will star Steve Carell as Maxwell Smart. Variety reported Tuesday that Anne Hathaway is likely to be cast as Agent 99.
Steve Carell is best known for his role on the NBC sitcom The Office, and Hathaway starred in The Devil Wears Prada and Brokeback Mountain.
Tom Astle and Matt Ember (Failure to Launch) are writing the script. Filming is set to begin in March.
The original TV series, starring Don Adams and Barbara Feldon, was created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry and aired from 1965-70. It spawned a considerable amount of merchandise, including a series of novels.