Billy Porter will reportedly play the Fairy Godmother in James Corden’s remake of ‘Cinderella’. Cheddar’s Kim Murstein shares her casting ideas for the Sony remake.
Porter will play Cinderella’s fairy godmother, reported Variety. The drama will be helmed by Kay Cannon. While exact plot details remain unknown, the story is described as a modern reimagining of the classic fairy tale.
The new Cinderella will be a music-oriented version of the traditional tale of the orphaned girl with an evil stepmother.
Disney’s 1950 animated drama has received two live-action remakes: 1997’s iteration starring Brandy and Whitney Houston and Kenneth Branagh’s 2015 version with Lily James.
The movie is scheduled to release in 2021.