It’s official, we have the first full trailer for Disney live-action adaptation of Cinderella! Directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, this film seems to pack nostalgia for the animated original in spades. Seeing more than a few moments brought to life is truly wonderful. I’m sure you’ll recognize more than a few scenes that seem to have been brought straight from the animated film.

While we do only see snippets of the actors portrayals, what we do see seems to be perfect. Each actor seems to have been cast perfectly and I think I am most excited for Helen Bonham Carters and Cate Blanchett’s portrayals.

On top of what we see in terms of acting we are also treated to some spectacular visuals. To say that I got chills from the trailer is a little bit of an understatement.

While Maleficent sought to update the original film with a more unconventional villain and twist on true love, Cinderella seems to be a more straight forward adaptation. While I hope Disney gives us a good twist at the end, I hope they also take it to a darker place. With Sir Branagh’s directorial filmography mostly consisting of Shakespeare films, I wouldn’t be too surprised if he goes in that direction.

Regardless of how Cinderella turns out, it looks like we are in for a very faithful re imagining of the original film that will make us feel like a kid again. Cinderella coming March 13th, 2015.


I was born in the same year as Aladdin's premier. Since then my passion for Disney has only grown. It helped that I had the opportunity to grow up with musical golden age. Not to mention I had the opportunity to grow up with all the Pixar classics to boot. A passion that is equally strong is my love for comic books. So you can only imagine my jubilation when Disney acquired Marvel. I grew up in Seattle, Washington where I have grown to love the rain and the cold. That being said, I hope to someday move to California to fulfill my dream of working within the movie industry as a marketing professional. Who knows, I might even go the distance all the way to Disney. My blog is where I blog about anything movie related. With a particular focus towards the animated and superhero genres.