In a continuation of Hollywood’s fairy-tale trend, which in 2011 yielded a Red Riding Hood, last year two Snow Whites, and this year a Jack the Giant Slayer, Emma Watson has begun negotiations to play Cinderella.
Walt Disney, which produced 1950’s animated “Cinderella,” has hired Kenneth Branagh to direct the film – which may or may not have anything to do with Charles Perrault’s 1697 telling or the 1812 version by the Brothers Grimm. Cate Blanchett has been cast as the wicked stepmother. Read the full article here
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