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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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[8 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Mark Romanek No Longer Directing Disney’s ‘Cinderella’

Sources have announced that Mark Romanek and Disney will no longer be working together on the studio’s live-action remake of Cinderella.
According to media reports, Disney and Romanek were at odds over the way the story should be told. Romanek’s version is too dark for the fairy-tale ending the studio wants, but according to Disney they are parting ways on good terms.
In a statement, Walt Disney Studios said:
The Walt Disney Studios and Mark Romanek have parted ways on Disney’s Cinderella project. We are committed to moving the project forward and have begun …

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[3 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Saoirse Ronan Could Take Lead Role in Disney’s ‘Cinderella’

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan, who scored an Oscar nomination for 2007’s Atonement, is reportedly on the short list for the lead role in Disney’s live-action Cinderella.
According to media reports, Ronan is up against two other actresses for the lead role: Swedish star Alicia Vikander and British actress Gabriella Wilde.
While no official word has been given about who will play the lead role in Disney’s remake of the popular film, Ronan’s schedule may conflict with Disney’s plans for the flick. We’ll keep you updated when we know more.

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[28 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cate Blanchett in Talks to Join Disney’s Live Action ‘Cinderella’

Disney’s live-action remake of Cinderella has been under development since 2010, and now rumors are circulating that Cate Blanchett is in talks to be the first cast member to sign onto the project.
Blanchett is rumored to play the role of Cinderella’s evil stepmother, in a re-telling that ex music video director Mark Romanek is slated to direct. He’ll be working from a screenplay directed by Chris Weitz, who took inspiration from Aline Brosh McKenna’s initial pitch to the media giant.
While nothing has been confirmed yet, we’ll be sure to update …