Disney announced that they have begun filming, Cinderella, the live action adaption. Kenneth Branagh will directing, starring Lily James (Downtown Abbey, Wrath of the Titans) as Cinderella. Richard Madden (Game of Thrones, better known as Rod Stark) as The Prince. Cate Blanchett (Lord of the RIngs) as the evil stepmother. Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix) as the Fairy Godmother.
“It is impossible to think of Cinderella without thinking of Disney and the timeless images we’ve all grown up watching. And those classic moments are irresistible to a filmmaker,” said Branagh in a statement. “With Lily James we have found our perfect Cinderella. She combines knockout beauty with intelligence, wit, fun and physical grace. Her Prince is being played by Richard Madden, a young actor with incredible power and charisma. He is funny, smart and sexy and a great match for Cinderella.”
Cinderella opens March 13, 2015