February 21, 2018

Emma Watson In Early Talks For “Cinderella”

Emma Watson is in very early talks to play the title character in Kenneth Branagh's live-action adaptation of "Cinderella" for Disney Pictures. Cate Blanchett is already onboard to play the wicked stepmother in the film, which is said to be in the vein of its big-budget fantasy films of late like "Alice in Wonderland" and "Oz: The Great and … [Read more...]

Kenneth Branagh To Helm “Cinderella”

Kenneth Branagh has entered talks to direct the live-action version of "Cinderella" in the works at Disney Pictures. Mark Romanek left the project several weeks ago over creative differences, namely his vision being "too dark and edgy" for the studio. Cate Blanchett remains attached to play the wicked stepmother. Chris Weitz and Aline Brosh … [Read more...]

Mark Romanek Departs Disney’s “Cinderella”

Five years ago, filmmaker Mark Romanek ("Never Let Me Go," "One Hour Photo") dropped out of directing Universal's "The Wolfman" reboot due to creative differences. This week, he's done the same with Disney's upcoming revisionist take on the "Cinderella" fairy tale which has Cate Blanchett attached to star. Romanek and the studio reportedly "have … [Read more...]

Cinderella Project pampers underprivileged high school kids

More than 150 underprivileged high-school seniors were pampered Sunday in downtown Vancouver. The Cinderella Project provides students with gowns, suits, and accessories in advance of graduation ceremonies. “When they walk out of the change room, and they look in the mirror and they go wow! I've never looked so good! I can't believe that's … [Read more...]

Romanek Wanted For New “Cinderella” Take

Disney Pictures is circling Mark Romanek ("Never Let Me Go," "One Hour Photo") as the potential director of a new adaptation of fantasy classic "Cinderella" says Deadline. "The Devil Wears Prada" scribe Aline Brosh McKenna sold the pitch to Disney last year which re-imagines the tale and sets up the new context of a "prince set for a politically … [Read more...]