If given the chance to reside out my wildest goals earlier than the stroke of midnight, chances are high they’d contain Billy Porter as a Fairy Godmother. Fortunately, there are not any magical glass slippers required for this information: a live-action Cinderella reboot from Sony is heading to theaters. And sure, Porter has confirmed his involvement, granting needs all over the place. Plus, Camila Cabello’s Cinderella has formally discovered her Prince Charming. This is what we all know in regards to the newest re-imagining of the basic fairytale, slated for launch on February 5, 2021.
Who’s in it?
Information of the forthcoming mission first broke in April when The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Cinderella as Camila Cabello’s debut performing function. The report indicated that she wouldn’t solely play the lead function, however “be integrally concerned” within the movie’s music.
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Deadline reported on December four that British actor Nicholas Galitzine would play Prince Robert reverse Cabello’s Cinderella. The report said that after a prolonged search, Galitzine “wowed the filmmakers in lots of chemistry readings.” He beforehand appeared within the Netflix collection Chambers and can play a task within the upcoming reboot of The Craft.
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In early October, Deadline reported that Idina Menzel would assume the function of Evelyn, Cinderella’s evil stepmother. Menzel is a Tony- and Grammy-winning actress and a Broadway mainstay from reveals together with Hire and Depraved. She additionally voiced Elsa, the princess behind Frozen’s “Let It Go.”
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As for the Fairy Godmother, Porter confirmed his casting throughout a panel on the 20th New Yorker Competition. His theatrical work onscreen (and on the purple carpet) greater than qualifies him for the function. In September, he turned the primary overtly homosexual black man to win the Emmy for finest actor in a drama for his work on Pose. Beforehand, he collected a Tony and Grammy for his function in Broadway’s Kinky Boots.
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Who’s behind the digicam?
These excited for a brand new tackle the Cinderella story have James Corden to thank. The thought for the movie originated with the late night time host and he’ll produce the mission, making a Cabello/Porter/Menzel Carpool Karaoke session inevitable. Cinderella shall be directed by Pitch Good author and Blockers director Kay Cannon.