Stellan Skarsgard Brings Some Much Needed Evil, Slurred Speech To “Cinderella”


By: James Silverwolfe

is in talks to join the cast of , alongside Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Holliday Grainger, Helena Bonham Carter and Sophie McShera. In this new reimagining Cinderella must fight her way out of the enchanted forest in order to prevent the prince from entering a marriage that will destroy the kingdom. Skarsgard will play the grand duke, the king’s adviser, who just may have ulterior motives in his guidance.

Chris Weitz penned the most recent draft from a script by Aline Brosh McKenna. Kenneth “I larp to Shakespeare” Branagh will direct while Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur and David Barron will produce.

Skarsgard was last seen reprising his role from “Thor” in “The Avengers.” He’ll show up next in “Romeo and Juliet” and of course “Thor: The Dark World.”

He is repped by ICM.

Source: HR



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