Disney Princesses Are The New Vampires: Cate Blanchett Negotiates To Torture Cinderella

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Disney Princesses Are The New Vampires: Cate Blanchett Negotiates To Torture Cinderella

By Jodi Clager | Trade News | November 28, 2012 | Comments ()


I hope that you are ready to usher out the time of Twilight and welcome in the new barrage of gritty princess movies! After the disappointment of Mirror, Mirror and the success (and director-banging goodness) of Snow White and the Huntsmen, Hollywood has decided that Cinderella deserves her time to shine. I hope she beats someone's ass with a broom and then commands her woodland army to pluck out the eyes of her enemies.

Though there is no word as of now on who will play the title role, Cate Blanchett is in talks to play Cinderella's evil stepmother. For me, this bodes well for the Mark Romanek (One Hour Photo, Never Let Me Go) directed film. I think we can all agree that Cate can bring the right balance of evil and feigned decency, manipulation and opportunistic grabs to the party. Romanek impressed me with his ability to make Robin Williams quiet and creepy, as opposed to loud and creepy. Everything so far seems to be in line for this movie to do well. The real question is, how are they going to freshen this up? Swordplay? A Fairy Godmother with a foul mouth and a penchant for violence? Do the mice have rabies? Does Cinderella shank a bitch with a shard from her glass slipper? Finally, a lesser question, but still important: Which Hemsworth will battle for her affections?


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