Lily James is locked in to play the title character, an orphan who overcomes a ridiculing family to find her true love, with the help of her fairy godmother. Game of Thrones star Richard Madden is playing the prince who Cinderella falls for, with Cate Blanchett playing her wicked stepmother.
Kenneth Branagh is directing from a screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna and Chris Weitz, with Simon Kinberg, Alli Shearmur, and David Barron producing. Shooting is scheduled to begin this fall in London.
Cinderella comes to theaters March 13th, 2015 and stars Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Hayley Atwell, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgård, Holliday Grainger, Sophie McShera. The film is directed by Kenneth Branagh.