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Fairytale To End For Broadway's Cinderella

4th September 2014

Star-studded Broadway musical Cinderella is to close in January (15) after almost two years onstage in New York.Producers of the Rodgers & Hammerstein fairytale have announced the curtain will come down for the last time...

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Keke Palmer Heading To Broadway As Cinderella

4th August 2014

Actress/singer Keke Palmer is set to make theatre history as the first African-American star to portray Cinderella on the Broadway stage.The True Jackson, Vp star will make her debut on the Great White Way from...

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Anna Kendrick Doesn't Want Singing Roles

27th February 2014

Anna Kendrick doesn't want singing roles in films so she can drink beer whenever she wants.The 28-year-old actress is soon to hit the big screen in a string of movies including 'The Last Five Years'...

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Lily James' Cinderella Costume Catches Fire

31st December 2013

British actress Lily James has narrowly escaped injury after her lavish costume caught fire on the set of new movie Cinderella.The Downton Abbey star, who plays the title role in Kenneth Branagh's new big screen...

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Carly Rae Jepsen To Make Broadway Debut In Cinderella

30th December 2013

Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen is slated to make her Broadway debut in beloved musical Cinderella.The Call Me Maybe hitmaker will trade in the concert stage for the Great White Way next year (14), as...

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Fran Drescher To Make Broadway Debut As Cinderella's Stepmum

10th December 2013

Actress Fran Drescher is set to hit the Broadway stage next year (14) as Cinderella's evil stepmother.The Nanny star has signed on to make her debut in New York's theatre district for a 10-week run...

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Toni Collette Pretends To Be A Monster

20th September 2013

Toni Collette pretends to be a monster to entertain her children.The 40-year-old actress loves playing games with her kids - five-year-old daughter Arlo and two-year-old son Sage who she has with husband Dave Galafassi...

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Hayley Atwell's Stage Show In Jeopardy As Movie Shoot Over-runs

20th August 2013

British actress Hayley Atwell faced a last-minute dash to make it on stage for a theatre performance in London this week (beg18Aug13) after filming on her new movie Cinderella over-ran.The Captain America: The First Avenger...

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Stellan Skarsgard Set For Cinderella

9th July 2013

Stellan Skarsgard is set to star in 'Cinderella'. The 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' actor is in talks to join Disney's live-action version of the classic fairytale - which will be directed by Kenneth Branagh...

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Stellan Skarsgard To Join Cinderella Cast - Report

9th July 2013

Mamma Mia! star Stellan Skarsgard is close to signing on to Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella blockbuster, joining a cast that features Cate Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter.The Scandinavian star is in talks to play the king's...

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Helena Bonham Carter To Play Fairy Godmother In Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella

21st June 2013

Helena Bonham Carter is set to reunite with her ex-boyfriend Kenneth Branagh as the Fairy Godmother in a new movie version of classic fairytale Cinderella.Branagh will direct the live-action fantasy, which will feature Cate Blanchett...

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Emma Watson Feels Like Cinderella

7th June 2013

Emma Watson feels like Cinderella because she always has to give her glamorous clothes back after premieres. 'The Bling Ring' star compares herself to the fairytale character - who gets transformed from a parlour girl...

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Game Of Thrones' Richard Madden Is Cinderella's Prince Charming

10th May 2013

Richard Madden has landed the role of Prince Charming in 'Cinderella'.The 'Game of Thrones' actor has signed on for the lead-role in Disney's live action adaptation of the classic fairytale, directed by actor and filmmaker...

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Fascinating Fact: 3652474

9th May 2013

Game Of Thrones star Richard Madden has landed the coveted role of Prince Charming in Kenneth Branagh's movie adaptation of the classic fairytale Cinderella. The actor, who plays Robb Stark in the cult Tv fantasy...

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Downton Abbey Actress Lily James Takes Cinderella Role

2nd May 2013

Lily James will play 'Cinderella'.The 'Downton Abbey' star is set to portray the iconic princess in Disney's live action adaptation of the traditional fairytale, joining the lines of Cate Blanchett as the princess' evil stepmother.The...

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Lily James To Play Cinderella

30th April 2013

The glass shoe fits for Downton Abbey star Lily James - the Brit will play Cinderella in Kenneth Branagh's upcoming movie adaptation of the classic fairytale.The 24 year old, who plays flighty Lady Rose MACClare...

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Fascinating Fact: 3612093

17th April 2013

Veteran crooner Barry Manilow sent the cast and crew of Broadway's Cinderella a collection of cupcakes after a migraine forced him to exit the who early on Saturday (13Apr13). Apologising for not sticking around to...

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Saoirse Ronan Back In The Running For Cinderella Role

12th March 2013

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan has re-emerged as the front-runner to land the role of Cinderella in a new movie adaptation of the fairytale following Emma Watson's departure from the project.The Harry Potter star, who had...

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Emma Watson In Talks To Play Cinderella

2nd March 2013

Harry Potter star Emma Watson is set to embark on another magical adventure - she's in talks to star in a new Cinderella movie.Irish actress Saoirse Ronan had previously been rumoured to play the girl...

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Kenneth Branagh To Direct Cinderella - Report

1st February 2013

Kenneth Branagh has become Cinderella's fairy godfather after reportedly replacing Mark Romanek as the director of a new blockbuster about the girl with the glass slippers.Disney bosses have asked the Brit to take over the...

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Mark Romanek Steps Down From Cinderella Adaptation

9th January 2013

Mark Romanek has stepped down as the director of the much-anticipated movie adaptation of beloved fairytale Cinderella.Last month (Dec12) it emerged Irish actress Saoirse Ronan and Swedish newcomer Alicia Vikander were frontrunners for the lead...

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Saoirse Ronan To Audition For Cinderella Blockbuster

3rd December 2012

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan and Swedish newcomer Alicia Vikander have emerged as frontrunners to portray Cinderella in director Mark Romanek's much-anticipated movie adaptation of the beloved fairytale.Following in the footsteps of this year's (12) two...

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Cinderella Scrap Show After Guitarist Falls Ill

22nd March 2012

Rockers Cinderella have cancelled an upcoming show at a music festival in Maryland after guitarist Jeff Labar fell sick.The group was due to play at the M3 Rock Festival in Columbia, Maryland in May (12),...

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Brandy 'Destroyed' By Houston Tragedy

14th February 2012

Singer Brandy spent her 33rd birthday in tears after the death of her friend and idol Whitney Houston, who played her fairy godmother in Cinderella.Brandy broke down in tears on Saturday (11Feb12) after she heard...

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Jackson's Sisterella Heading Back To The Stage

2nd October 2010

MICHAEL JACKSON's pop/rock musical based on the CINDERELLA fairytale is dancing its way back to the Los Angeles stage for a new production next year (11).The King of Pop executive produced Sisterella when it debuted...

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Harry Potter Star Stroma Set For Panto

30th September 2010

HARRY POTTER & THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE star FREDDIE STROMA is hoping to kickstart the pantomime culture in Los Angeles this Christmas (10) when he plays PRINCE CHARMING in a new production of CINDERELLA.American Idol producer...

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Cinderella Voice Actress Dies

5th July 2010

The actress/singer who voiced CINDERELLA in Disney's animated classic has died, aged 81.Ilene Woods died on Thursday (01Jul10) from causes related to Alzheimer's disease at a nursing home in Canoga Park, Los Angeles. Woods was...

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Stars To Judge Cinderella Search

4th June 2010

NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, KARA DIOGUARDI and HAIRSPRAY director ADAM SHANKMAN are teaming up to find a new CINDERELLA in California's shopping malls.The producers of hit shows Footloose and The Wedding Singer have teamed up with...

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Cinderella Scrap Tour After Singer's Vocal Cord Haemorrhages

16th June 2008

Eighties rockers CINDERELLA have been forced to cancel a string of shows to allow frontman TOM KEIFER to recover from a vocal cord haemorrhage. Keifer has been told there's no way he'll be able to...

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Fascinating Fact 3327

30th May 2007

Funnyman and author STEPHEN FRY has been commissioned to adapt a new version of pantomime CINDERELLA for London's Old Vic traditional holiday pantomime....

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