Helena Bonham Carter has officially been cast as the fairy godmother in Sir Kenneth Branagh's upcoming live-action "Cinderella" feature at Disney Pictures.
Carter joins the already cast Lily James in the title role, Richard Madden as the prince, Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother and Holliday Grainger as one of the evil stepsisters.
Filming begins this fall in London. Aline Brosh McKenna and Chris Weitz penned the script, while David Barron, Simon Kinberg and Allison Shearmur are producing.
Source: Disney Pictures