Saoirse Ronan, Alicia Vikander and Gabriella Wilde Up for Lead Role in ‘Cinderella’

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The Playlist is reporting that Disney is moving forward with plans for a new Cinderella. Actresses Saoirse Ronan, Alicia Vikander and Gabriella Wilde are all being considered for the title role.

The actress is in the running alongside Alicia Vikander and Gabriella Wilde for the title role in Mark Romanek’s “Cinderella.” The project recently landed Cate Blanchett to play the evil stepmother, and now one of these three may take on the role opposite her. Variety says that Blanchett had also been linked to “Order Of The Seven,” so this would be an odd “re-teaming” of sorts if Ronan were to get the role (not to mention they were foes in “Hanna” as well). And indeed, of all the candidates, she’s the most experienced and best known, and certainly after “The Host” next spring, her stock will be on the rise even further. But scheduling with many of her upcoming projects, including Wes Anderson’s “Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Mary Queen Of Scots” could be an issue.

One thought on “Saoirse Ronan, Alicia Vikander and Gabriella Wilde Up for Lead Role in ‘Cinderella’

  1. Frenno

    Saoirse doesn’t need this – She’s too good an actress + she’s got plenty of upcoming projects.