Anne Hathaway has transformed into a witch for Roald Dahl's ‘The Witches’

The Oscar winner is taking on the menacing character from Roald Dahl's 1983 fantasy novel The Witches in HBO Max's upcoming film. The movie, which was originally set to be released in theaters, is now coming to the streaming service on October 22, just in time for Halloween. Warner Bros. released the first trailer, featuring Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and a lot of must-see moments. As book lovers may know, the story centers on a young boy (Jahzir Bruno) who stumbles upon a secret coven of witches while staying at a hotel. After making the discovery, the boy with the help of his loving grandmother (Spencer) – try to stop the witches from turning all the world's children into mice. Stanley Tucci also stars in the highly anticipated film, in which he reunites with his Devil Wears Prada co-star, Hathaway. In the trailer, viewers see Hathaway go toe-to-toe with Tucci, who plays the hotel manager unknowingly hosting the witches' convention.