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Camila Cabello’s Cinderella deserves praise for its portrayal of female ambition
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Camila Cabello’s Cinderella deserves praise for its portrayal of female ambition

Our newest Ella is no regular Cinderella. She dreams of becoming a star dressmaker. Marrying the prince of her kingdom will have to wait.

Cinderella approaches queerness — but only cautiously and aesthetically
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Cinderella approaches queerness — but only cautiously and aesthetically

Billy Porter's casting as a genderless fairy godmother however well-intentioned, is rehearsed, unsurprising, and frankly, boring. When extravagance becomes routine, awe needs more than just a cautious, aesthetic nod.

Cinderella movie review: Camila Cabello musical is a shoe without a soul
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Cinderella movie review: Camila Cabello musical is a shoe without a soul

If the trailer and a mouse-costumed James Corden’s aggressive pelvic thrusting at Los Angeles drivers weren’t red flags, let’s assure you: Camila Cabello’s Cinderella is banana-ooh-na-nas.

Cinderella director says she never gravitated towards the Disney princess
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Cinderella director says she never gravitated towards the Disney princess

"I was not a princess-y girl who would wear dresses but my friends did. That's because I couldn't relate to her being blonde haired and blue eyed. I'm dark haired and brown eyed," says Kay Cannon, director of Cinderella.

Cinderella: Camila Cabello's debut film as actor to premier on Amazon Prime Video on 3 September
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Cinderella: Camila Cabello's debut film as actor to premier on Amazon Prime Video on 3 September

Emmy-winning star Billy Porter is portraying Cinderella’s fairy godparent and Idina Menzel is playing her evil stepmother.

Tracing Cinderella's origins: Birthed by a network of women storytellers, robbed of feminist potential by male writers
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Tracing Cinderella's origins: Birthed by a network of women storytellers, robbed of feminist potential by male writers

Cinderella began its life as a folk tale, passed orally from household to household. The earliest recorded copy dates back to China in 850-860.

Carla Fracci, Italian danseuse and La Scala's former prima ballerina, dies at 84
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Carla Fracci, Italian danseuse and La Scala's former prima ballerina, dies at 84

Fracci last danced at La Scala in 2000, in the role of Luce in Excelsior. She was invited back in January of this year to teach a masterclass on 'Giselle,' which was broadcast on La Scala’s social media channels and is part of a documentary series by RAI state television.

Cinderella first look images unveiled, featuring Camila Cabello, Nicholas Galitzine; film to premiere on Amazon Prime Video
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Cinderella first look images unveiled, featuring Camila Cabello, Nicholas Galitzine; film to premiere on Amazon Prime Video

Cinderella will skip its theatrical release and will premiere directly on Amazon Prime Video in September.

English composer Andrew Lloyd Webber releases first single from Cinderella musical
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English composer Andrew Lloyd Webber releases first single from Cinderella musical

'Bad Cinderella' is sung by Carrie Hope Fletcher, who will play the title character in what is being billed as a “complete reinvention of the classic fairytale.”

Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation
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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation

The trouble of a colourblind production might not be the casting itself but the fact that the casting may still erase the reimagined characters’ identities

Coronavirus Outbreak: Sony Pictures delays Camila Cabello's Cinderella; film to now release on 5 February, 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Sony Pictures delays Camila Cabello's Cinderella; film to now release on 5 February, 2021

Cinderella will feature Camila Cabello in the title role, with Billy Porter as the fairy godmother and Idina Menzel as the evil stepmother. Pierce Brosnan will play Prince Robert's father.

Pierce Brosnan to play king opposite Camila Cabello in Sony's retelling of fairy tale Cinderella
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Pierce Brosnan to play king opposite Camila Cabello in Sony's retelling of fairy tale Cinderella

Pierce Brosnan will also be seen in Will Ferrell's Netflix comedy Eurovision.

Camila Cabello starrer Cinderella, produced by James Corden, to release on 5 February, 2021
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Camila Cabello starrer Cinderella, produced by James Corden, to release on 5 February, 2021

It was previously reported that Camila Cabello will also be involved with the music of Cinderella.

Camila Cabello to make acting debut as Cinderella in Kay Cannon, James Corden's remake for Sony
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Camila Cabello to make acting debut as Cinderella in Kay Cannon, James Corden's remake for Sony

Camila Cabello will also be involved with the music of the newest version of Cinderella

Keira Knightley, Kristen Bell say Disney princess stories give wrong message to kids
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Keira Knightley, Kristen Bell say Disney princess stories give wrong message to kids

Keira Knightley will be seen next in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms while Kristen Bell's character Anna will make an appearance in Ralph Breaks the Internet.

Ranbir Kapoor's Jagga Jasoos can prove to be Disney India's Happily Ever After: Here's why
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Ranbir Kapoor's Jagga Jasoos can prove to be Disney India's Happily Ever After: Here's why

Firstpost looks at some of the ingredients that make Jagga Jasoos the recipe of an ideal Disney offering.

Watch: Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana plays Cinderella in this stage performance
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Watch: Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana plays Cinderella in this stage performance

Shah Rukh Khan has maintained that his elder children, Aryan and Suhana, have expressed their aspirations to work in the Hindi film industry as actors

Once upon a time in cyberspace: Fairytale writer Charles Perrault honoured by Google Doodle
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Once upon a time in cyberspace: Fairytale writer Charles Perrault honoured by Google Doodle

Once upon a time in France, there lived a man called Charles Perrault. He gave us the stories we grew up reading — Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, Mother Goose, The Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella.

Her Cinderella moment: Sofia Hellqvist becomes a princess after marrying Prince Philip of Sweden
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Her Cinderella moment: Sofia Hellqvist becomes a princess after marrying Prince Philip of Sweden

Flag-waving Swedes and royals celebrated in the blazing summer sun on Saturday as reality show starlet Sofia Hellqvist became a real-life princess as she married Prince Carl Philip.

Cinderella review: Don't take your kids to see this dull, boring fairy tale
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Cinderella review: Don't take your kids to see this dull, boring fairy tale

There are few occasions when you feel relieved that your life is not a fairy tale. Disney’s live action <em>Cinderella</em> is one of them.