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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Studios’ Live-Action ‘Cinderella’ Hits Theaters in March 2015

The latest live-action adaptation of a classic Disney animated film, Cinderella, will arrive in theaters in the spring of 2015.
The film, directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh (Thor, Hamlet), tells the story of Ella played by Lily James (Downton Abbey). After her mother’s death Ella’s father remarries and Ella must welcome her stepmother and stepsisters into the family home.
Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) plays the evil stepmother who eventually relegates Ella into a servant girl after Ella’s father dies. Ella is determined to honor her mother’s dying …

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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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[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 …

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[1 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Chris Weitz Rumored to Re-Write Disney’s Live Action ‘Cinderella’

In 2010, Disney bought a pitch from The Devil Wears Prada screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna for a live-action Cinderella; a project that was reportedly worth a cool $1 million.
Now, Chris Weitz (The Golden Compass, About a Boy) is rumored to be in talks with Disney to re-write the script. Weitz, who also directed 2009’s Twilight film “New Moon,” was also nominated for an Academy Award for About a Boy.
Mark Romanek is slated to direct the live-action film. We’ll be sure to bring you more news about this project as it’s …