Billy Porter to Star in 'Cinderella'
Billy Porter to Star in 'Cinderella' The 'Pose' actor is reportedly in talks to join the upcoming Sony movie musical.
According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' he is being eyed to play the fairy godmother.
Plot details of the movie are being kept under wraps, but it is believed writer and director Kay Cannon is planning a contemporary take on the classic fairy tale.
Camila Cabello will also star in the film, and is said to be heavily involved in the music for the production.
'Late Late Show' host James Corden is producing alongside Leo Pearlman.
The new movie was spawned out of an original idea from Corden, and Sony is set to fast track the movie for production.
Disney's 1950 animated classic still remains one of the best-known adaptations of 'Cinderella,' while the 2015 live action remake with Lily James grossed $544 million worldwide.