“Pose” star Billy Porter is in negotiations to affix Camila Cabello in Sony’s reimagined musical model of “Cinderella.”
If the deal goes by means of, Porter will play Cinderella’s fairy godmother. Sony had no remark.
Cabello got here on to the challenge in April with “Blockers” director Kay Cannon hooked up to helm and pen the script. Cabello will probably be concerned within the music for the challenge, which grew out of an authentic thought from James Corden. The movie will probably be produced by Corden and Leo Pearlman by means of their Fulwell73 banner.
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The brand new “Cinderella” will probably be a music-oriented model of the standard story of the orphaned woman with an evil stepmother. Disney’s 1950 animated drama has obtained two live-action remakes: 1997’s iteration starring Brandy and Whitney Houston and Kenneth Branagh’s 2015 model with Lily James. The latter grossed $543 million worldwide.
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Porter received his first Emmy within the lead actor in a drama sequence final month for his efficiency as Pray Inform on Ryan Murphy’s “Pose.” His stage credit embody “Angels in America” and his Tony Award-winning portrayal of Lola in “Kinky Boots.”
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Porter will return for the third season of FX’s “Pose” and also will seem subsequent 12 months in Paramount’s comedy “Like a Boss” reverse Tiffany Haddish, Salma Hayek and Rose Byrne. He’s repped by CAA and Trade Leisure.