Camila Cabello’s live-action Cinderella film with skip the traditional movie theater release and go straight to the small screen.
Deadline reported on Thursday that Amazon Studios is closing in on a deal to acquire worldwide rights to the film from Sony Pictures.
There is no premiere date as of yet but it will be available to stream on Amazon Prime later this year.
Big news: Camila Cabello’s live-action Cinderella film with skip the traditional movie theater release and go straight to the small screen, as she is seen in West Hollywood on Tuesday
It was reported last year that the musical reimagining of the film will have a feminist twist.
In May 2020, The Sun reported that new cast member Missy Elliott will now be performing a version of the female empowerment song Single Ladies by Beyoncé, dressed as a town crier in one scene.
A source tells the publication: ‘They want to make her an inspirational figure for young girls who are watching it, showing they can be strong and independent.’
Star-studdedL: Production on the project resumed in England back in September after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic as at the time director Kay Cannon, 46, (left) took to Instagram to share a snap of herself with Cabello and Idina Menzel (right)
Adding: ‘Camila is also involved in putting together the soundtrack, which will feature lots of powerful and aspirational female voices too.’
Former Fifth Harmony member Cabello was cast in the lead role early on in the project and has since been joined by a string of big names.
Billy Porter is the Fairy Godmother and Idina Menzel portrays Cinderella’s evil stepmother.
British actor Nicholas Galitzine, 25, has been tapped to play the romantic lead Prince Robert, while Pierce Brosnan will play his father, the king.
Interesting: It was reported by The Sun in May of last year that the musical reimagining of the film will have a feminist twist
The idea for the musical movie came from British actor and host of CBS’ The Late late Show James Corden. He is also producing the project with his Fulwell 73 production partner Leo Pearlman.
Cinderella is being directed by Kay Cannon from her own screenplay.
Production on the project resumed in England back in September after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the time Cannon, 46, took to Instagram to share a snap of herself with Cabello and Menzel.
Highly-anticipated: There is no premiere date as of yet but it will be available to stream on Amazon Prime later this year, as Cabello is seen in London back in March
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