Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway in Get Smart Film

Posted on May 12, 2007

Filming has begun on a Get Smart motion picture which is based on the popular television series with the same name. The film from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures will star Steve Carell (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) as secret agent Maxwell Smart and Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada) as Agent 99.

Other stars in the film include Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as Agent 23; Terence Stamp as Siegfried, a key KAOS operative; and Academy Award winner Alan Arkin as the Chief of CONTROL. The film also stars Ken Davitian as Shtarker; Masi Oka (Heroes) as Bruce; Nate Torrence as Lloyd; David Koechneras Agent Larabee; and Terry Crews as Agent 91.

The film is directed by Peter Segal (The Longest Yard, Tommy Boy) from a screenplay by Tom J. Astle & Matt Ember (Failure to Launch). Andrew Lazar (Space Cowboys), Charles Roven (Batman Begins) and Alex Gartner (The Upside of Anger) are producing, with Michael Ewing (50 First Dates), Dana Goldberg (Happy Feet), Peter Segal, Jimmy Miller (Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby), Steve Carell, Brent O'Connor (We Are Marshall) and Bruce Berman (Happy Feet) serving as executive producers.

It sounds like a good cast. Steve Carell is a great choice as Maxwell Smart. The Would You Believe Get Smart website has more details about the upcoming film but be careful because there are some spoilers on the page. IMDB's listing for the film shows a relase date of June 20, 2008.

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