Emma Watson Passes on Disney's ‘Cinderella’

The actress was in talks for this live-action reboot starring Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother.
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Emma Watson Passes on Disney's ‘Cinderella’

Emma Watson passes on Disney's live-action CinderellaEmma Watson isn't interested in being a princess. The actress has passed on the lead role in Walt Disney Picture's live-action reboot Cinderella, which stars Cate Blanchett as the Wicked Stepmother.

No details were given in regards to Emma Watson's decision not to join this fairy tale adventure. Variety's Marc Graser tweeted the news this morning, promising details to come.

Kenneth Branagh is directing from a screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna and The Twilight Saga: New Moon's Chris Weitz. Its not yet clear which direction this live action reboot is headed, though Disney's Alice in Wonderland reboot and the upcoming Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty told from the witch's point-of-view) should serve as some indication.

We'll let you know if Emma Watson's decision to pass is related to something noteworthy when that news breaks.

Cinderella was released March 13th, 2015.

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