Helena to play Fairy Godmother in ‘Cinderella’

Disney have officially announced that Helena will play the role of the Fairy Godmother in Kenneth Branagh‘s live-action version of Cinderella! Helena joins a stellar cast which includes Cate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother, Lily James as Cindrella, Richard Madden as the Prince and Sophie McShera and Holliday Granger (Magnificent 7, Great Expectations) playing the stepsisters.

Filming is scheduled to begin in London in Autumn; the official release date is yet to be announced although it is expected to be some time next year.

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