Disney believes they’ve found a new wicked stepmother for Cinderella.
According to Deadline, actress Cate Blanchett is set to join the retelling of the classic fairy-tale. She will play Lady Tremaine in the new version. She would be the first actor to join the project.
The Devil Wears Prada writer Aline Brosh McKenna sold the pitch to Disney for seven figures back two years ago. Chris Weitz has written the script. Simon Kinberg, who could be joining Disney’s new Star Wars movies, will produce.