Lily James To Star In Disney’s Live-Action Remake Of Cinderella
By CM Team | CultureMass Staff Published: 05/01/2013 1:44 pm EST
Actress Lily James, of Downton Abbey fame, has officially been cast as Cinderella in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of the beloved animated classic. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the film will also star Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother.
Lily James stars as Lady Rose MacClare on Downton Abbey. Cinderella has been in development since the success of Tim Burton’s re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland. With director Branagh at the helm and two amazing actresses at the center of the film, Cinderella should prove to be a fascinating experience. Disney will provide upcoming announcements as pre-production begins.