Anne Hathaway Reacts to ‘Devil Wears Prada’ Sequel Rumors

Grab your Jimmy Choos! Anne HathawayFans speculated about a potential release. Devil Wears PradaSequel after she was spotted sitting beside Anna Wintour during New York Fashion Week.

“There’s not going to be a sequel,” the Oscar winner said during an interview with Entertainment TonightThe following article was published on Wednesday October 12. “It’s not gonna happen. It’s just like, we can’t do it. It’s not gonna happen. It exists. There are many more films. There will be many more films. We can just watch this one. [The Devil Wears Prada] again.”

After the release of the film, speculations arose that a sequel may be in the works. Bride Warsstar, 39, and VogueEditor, 76, and editor were photographed side-byside next to Serena Williamsat Michael Kors’New York City, March 2023. Wintour wore a black-and-white floral dress and matching sunnies while Hathaway wore something very familiar.

While the Les Misérables star wasn’t wearing the infamous Chanel boots from the fashion flick, she did rock a brown jacket with a turtleneck sweater and a high ponytail — a look almost identical to what her Devil Wears PradaIn the final minutes of the film, the character was seen wearing a suit.

Wintour is widely believed to have been the inspiration behind Meryl Streep’sMiranda Priestley, the role of Miranda in the 2006 drama-comedy based upon the Lauren WeisbergerThe novel is the same as the movie. Hathaway for her part, portrayed Andy Sachs — Streep’s assistant who is saddled with the responsibilities of a demanding boss while trying to make a name for herself in journalism.

Fans immediately connected the fashion connection to the movie and took to social media to speculate on what the parallel might mean.

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“Anne Hathaway referencing herself from The Devil Wears Prada (17 years ago) while sitting next to Anna Wintour at fashion week… the grip she has on me,” one person tweeted at the time, while another wrote, “Andrea Sachs is THAT YOU?”

A third Twitter user noticed how Hathaway’s Oscar-winning hairstyle was very similar to her characters. “Anne Hathaway doing the same gesture as her character Andy Sachs,” they said alongside a clip of Hathway leaving exiting the show cut next to a clip from the drama-comedy.

Hathway said that while she acknowledged some similarities, Hathway denied them. ET on Wednesday that she’s simply not savvy enough to think about channeling her character from the film.

“I wish that I was this clever,” Hathaway told the outlet. “I wish I had this kind of, I don’t know, Machiavellian tendency and I could move all the chess pieces. It was the best outfit and the best hairstyle that made it fit. It turns out that people actually like it. Prada is the Devil’s Clothes. It was a funny coincidence. On the way out the door, I was like, ‘Oh, I wonder if anybody will notice?’”

The fact that people did notice, Hathway shared, is a “beautiful kind of [thing].”

“If anything, it was a testament to people’s love of the movie and how deeply they’ve taken that film, and that’s just a wonderful feeling. I just feel so lucky,” she gushed.