Anne Hathaway will star in a limited TV series adaptation of Jennifer Steil's novel "The Ambassador's Wife", which the Mark Gordon Company has acquired rights to finance and produce. Hathaway will also produce the project, which is inspired by Steil's personal experiences as the wife of the British Ambassador to Yemen. The book is a harrowing tale about the kidnapping of an American woman in the Middle East and the heartbreaking choices she and her husband each must make in the hope of being reunited.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 60 minutes
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Ida Marie Honoré Grant (June 4, 1854 – September 5, 1930) was an American socialite, philanthropist, and ambassador's wife.
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Frederick Dent Grant resigned from the army in 1881, and assisted his father in preparing the latter's memoirs. During this time, he was in business in New York City. In 1889, President Benjamin Harrison appointed him Minister to Austria-Hungary, during which time the entire family moved with him to Vienna. After Grover Cleveland became president, Grant was allowed to continue in his post. Grant resigned in 1893. Grant became a New York City Police Commissioner in 1894, an office he held until 1898. When the Spanish–American War started in 1898, Grant was colonel of the 14th New York Volunteers and was promoted to brigadier general of volunteers. He served in Puerto Rico. In 1899, Grant was sent to the Philippines for service in the Philippine–American War, where he remained until 1902. In 1901, he was made a brigadier general in the Regular Army. Mrs. Grant (Ida) traveled with him during these assignments, as her children were by then adults. When he returned to the United States, he held various commands and was promoted to major general in 1906. At the time of his death, he was the commander for the Eastern Division which included the Department of the East and the Department of the Gulf. He died of cancer, at Fort Jay on Governors Island in New York City on April 12, 1912, and was buried in West Point Cemetery.
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