Cinderella First Full Trailer — WATCH!
The full trailer for Cinderella premiered on Wednesday. The newest version of the classic story stars Lily James in the title role, with Cate Blanchett as the Wicked Stepmother. Watch below!
As Gossip Cop previously reported, James was cast in the coveted role last year. The live-action film also features Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother. A teaser focusing on the glass slipper was released in May, but the trailer shows the actual plot, including how this adaptation will differ from its predecessors.
“We built the film around the idea that even though Cinderella would be delighted to find love, her life would not and could not be defined by whether she finds a man,” director Kenneth Branagh tells Yahoo Movies. “She likes herself, and she has no sense of self-pity or being any kind of victim.”
Branagh says “hundreds of women” auditioned for the lead role, and that James scored the part by being able to show the character as “sexy and cool” in addition to kindhearted. As for Blanchett, the actor and filmmaker says she “gives a sense of depth and wounds along the way that are not making a plea for sympathy, but definitely complicate one’s reaction to her.”
The Disney movie opens in theaters on March 13. Check out the trailer below, and tell us what you think!