Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter will star in the upcoming Cinderella remake.
Bringing together the biggest stars of the two The most watched Neflix series of the moment is not impossible! The proof, rising star Anya Taylor-Joy who plays Beth in The Lady's Game will share the poster with Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter. Two actresses who respectively play Queen Elisabeth II and Princess Margaret in the new season of The Crown . Two shows that have been prancing for several weeks at the top of the top 10 of the releases of the platform. According to Deadline , the three stars will meet for the Cinderella remake shot like a pantomime and broadcast on Christmas Eve on the BBC on the occasion of Comic Relief .
Pandemic obliges, the shooting will be done in the strict respect of hygiene measures and social distancing. As a result, the staging will be virtual and captured behind closed doors in the actresses and actors concerned. Regarding the casting, Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman will play the fairy godmother, while Helena Bonham Carter will step into the shoes of the evil stepmother Lady Trémaine . Anya Taylor-Joy for her part will play the main role of Cinderella alongside Daisy May and Charlie Cooper, her future evil half-brothers and sisters. As for Tom Hollander (Pirates of the Caribbean) , he has been designated to play Baron Hardup, Cinderella's father. Finally, comedian Guz Khan will be Buttons, the butler always ready to help Cinderella.
But that's not all ! Also according to Deadline , the BBC promised to include a surprising cameo of a very famous actor who “ will wear an incredibly unconvincing horse costume ” . The offbeat screenplay written by Andrew and Steve Dawson will be directly adapted from the famous pantomime Cinderella: A Comic Relief Pantomime for Christmas by Ben Crocker. Speaking of which, one of the executive producers Richard Curtis said: “ It will be very funny and happy – and also a great seasonal opportunity to raise crucial funds for projects that will help people. most vulnerable, at home and abroad – especially now that the Covid has made things more difficult than ever “. While waiting to know more, discover all these references to the Cinderella cartoon that everyone missed in season 4 of The Crown .