Anne Hathaway takes on an interesting new role in Netflix's upcoming film The Last Thing He Wanted! As we've learned in an exclusive from People, Hathaway is set to play "Elena McMahon", "a journalist tracking how heavy duty weapons are getting into the hands of Contras in Costa Rica in the mid-’80s". 

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Anne Hathaway attends The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards Preview Celebration Event on March 14, 2019.

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"Her reporting leads her to the man in the center of the arms trade — and it just so happens to be her ailing father," the film's official synopsis continues. "Torn between finishing the story and helping her dad, Elena soon finds herself in a dangerous position with the U.S. government and a right-wing rebel group at her heels"

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Hathaway stars opposite Ben Affleck in this adaptation of the 1996 Joan Didion novel, which will be directed by Mudbound's Dee Rees. The Last Thing He Wanted is slated to premiere on January 27th at the Sundance Film Festival, with a Netflix debut date of February 21st. In the meantime, check out the exciting new trailer here!

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