Walt Disney Studios the new trailer for the highly anticipated live-action version of Cinderella.

The film is directed by Kenneth Branagh who’s Director credentials include Thor. The film stars award winner Cate Blanchett as Cinderella’s Stepmother alongside Cinderella herself played by Lily James.

Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgård, Derek Jacobi, Holliday Grainger and Helena Bonham Carter all co-star.

The story brings to life the timeless 1950’s animated masterpiece, the trailer already indicates that the studio are doing justice to one of their original and iconic films.

The story doesn’t stray too far from the classic fairytale, Cinderella’s father remarries after the tragic death of her mother. Cinderella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine (Cate Blanchett) and her two daughters into the family home but shortly after her father passes away living Cinderella alone with her new family.Relegated to a servant in the family home, she remains kind and polite. She goes on to meet a charming stranger in the woods unaware that he is in fact a prince. Invited to a ball at the palace but forbidden to attend by her stepmother a kind beggar steps in armed with a pumpkin and a handful of mice and helps Cinderella attend the ball.

This live-action adaptation is sure to please a generation that has the original firmly in the hearts along with a new generation new to the magic of Disney.

The movie is available in cinemas on March 13th.


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