AceShowbiz - Idina Menzel is in the running for a major role in the upcoming classic fairytale rework "Cinderella (2021)". According to Deadline, the actress who voices Elsa in Disney's animated "Frozen" is expected to portray of the wicked stepmother in the reboot.
Grammy-nominated singer Camila Cabello is tapped to play the titular role in the upcoming musical developed by Sony. Broadway star Billy Porter who just won an Emmy for his role on FX's series "Pose" is reported to join the project as the fairy godmother.
The new feature film will be directed and written by Kay Cannon who wrote the musical series "Pitch Perfect", NBC's sitcom "30 Rock", and FOX's situational comedy series "New Girl". Meanwhile, CBS' late-night show host James Corden is going to serve as a producer.
Production is scheduled to begin February in London. The movie is set to hit theaters across the country on February 5, 2021. The actor who will play the prince is expected to be announced sometime soon.
Idina Menzel, 48, won Tony Awards for her performances in the Broadway musicals "Rent" and "Wicked". In the "Frozen", she sang "Let It Go" that won an Oscar and Grammy. She will reprise her role in the sequel "Frozen 2" which is due November 22 Stateside.