Disney’s Live Action Cinderella Movie Begins Production in London

 

Wow! Check out this first look image of Disney’s Live Action Cinderella Movie that just begin production in London. The new Disney Cinderella live action movie will open in theatres everywhere on March 13th, 2015. This will be Disney’s first-ever live action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale.

Disney Cinderella Live Action Movie Image

I profess that Disney sure has my number as every movie they produce is something I’m dying to see…….

What story is more told around the world than that of Cinderella? The Cinderella story dates back to 1697 when it was first created by Charles Perrault, but it wasn’t until Walt Disney’s celebrated animated movie in 1950 that it came to life for millions of people around the globe.

Filming will take place throughout England.

Disney’s Live Action Cinderella Movie Cast & Crew

The new Disney Cinderella movie will star Lily James, Richard Madden, Academy Award®-winner Cate Blanchett and Oscar®-nominee Helena Bonham Carter and Directed by Academy Award®-nominee Kenneth Branagh.

Starring Lily James (“Downton Abbey,” “Wrath of the Titans”) in the title role, Richard Madden (“Game of Thrones,” “Birdsong”) as the Prince, Oscar®-winner Cate Blanchett (“The Aviator”) as the infamous stepmother Lady Tremaine, and Academy Award-nominee Helena Bonham Carter (“The King’s Speech,” “Alice in Wonderland”) as the Fairy Godmother. Holliday Grainger (“Great Expectations,” “Anna Karenina”) and Sophie McShera (“Downton Abbey,” “Waterloo Road”) play Ella’s stepsisters Anastasia and Drisella, respectively. Stellan Skarsgård (“The Avengers,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”) and Nonso Anozie (“Game of Thrones,” “The Grey”) play the Arch Grand Duke and the Prince’s loyal friend, the Captain. Tony® Award-winner Derek Jacobi portrays the King.

Official Synopsis of Disney’s Live-Action Cinderella Movie

The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella whose merchant father remarries following the tragic death of her mother. Keen to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine and her daughters Anastasia and Drisella into the family home. But, when Ella’s father suddenly and unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother’s dying words and to “have courage and be kind.” She will not give in to despair nor despise those who abuse her. And then there is the dashing stranger she meets in the woods. Unaware that he is really a prince, not merely an employee at the Palace, Ella finally feels she has met a kindred soul. It appears as if her fortunes may be about to change when the Palace sends out an open invitation for all maidens to attend a ball, raising Ella’s hopes of once again encountering the charming “Kit.” Alas, her stepmother forbids her to attend and callously rips apart her dress. But, as in all good fairy tales, help is at hand as a kindly beggar woman steps forward and, armed with a pumpkin and a few mice, changes Cinderella’s life forever.

The timeless story of “Cinderella” dates back to 1697 when first created by Charles Perrault, although it truly came to life for millions all over the world in 1950 with Walt Disney’s celebrated animated feature.

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Comments

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    It looks like a young Darrel Hannah riding a horse.. so excited for it. Happily ever after with Drew Barrymore is my favorite Cindrellish movie, I hope the new one lives up to it.

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