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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 …

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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 …