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[22 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Helena Bonham Carter Cast as Fairy Godmother in Disney’s ‘Cinderella’

More casting news was released this week for Disney’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of Cinderella, as it was announced that Helena Bonham Carter has been cast in the film. Bonham Carter will be playing the Fairy Godmother who enables Cinderella, played by Lily James, to go to the ball.
This is far from the first time that Bonham Carter has worked with Disney, having appeared as the Red Queen in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and, most recently, in the upcoming Disney film The Lone Ranger. Bonham Carter’s role as the …

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[4 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Lily James Announced as Star of Disney’s ‘Cinderella’

Disney’s search for the title character in their upcoming adaptation of Cinderella has now come to an end. While actresses such as Emma Watson and Saoirse Ronan have been rumored for the role, it was announced this week that Lily James will appear as the iconic princess in the upcoming live-action film.
James is perhaps best known to American audiences for her recent role as Lady Rose MacClare on Downton Abbey. Her other work includes roles in Wrath of the Titans, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, and Fast Girls.
Disney’s Cinderella will be a live-action remake …

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[2 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Emma Watson Reportedly in Talks to Star in Disney’s ‘Cinderella’

Last month, we let you know that Disney’s upcoming live action remake of Cinderella was moving forward with director Kenneth Branagh at the helm. Cate Blanchett is already signed on to the film as the wicked stepmother, but this week brought an interesting report of who we might be seeing as Cinderella herself.
This week, Variety reported that Harry Potter alum Emma Watson is in early talks with Disney to star in the new film as Cinderella. While best known for her role as Hermione in the Potter franchise, Watson also appeared in last fall’s The …

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[1 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Kenneth Branagh In Talks to Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Cinderella’

When Disney broke the news that Mark Romanek would no longer be directing their live-action version of Cinderella, the fate of the highly anticipated film was unclear.
Now, media sources are reporting that the Mouse House is in negotiations with Kenneth Branagh to helm the movie. If all goes well, Cinderella should start shooting in London this fall.
Cate Blanchett is also still slated to take on the role of the wicked stepmother, although Disney is still searching for the perfect fit for the lead role. If all goes according to plan, the film should hit …