3 December 2012 7:12 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

We've seen Snow White don armor and sword fight in Mirror Mirror and Snow White and The Huntsman as well as in the Disney-produced TV series Once Upon a Time. Now the House of Mouse is looking to give a modern makeover to another of their beloved princesses with Mark Romanek's live-action Cinderella. After a couple years in development, this fairy tale feature finally came out of the shadows last week with word that Cate Blanchett is in talks to play the infamous evil stepmother. While she's still in negotiations, Variety has discovered three contenders for the title role. Saoirse Ronan, who scored an Oscar nod in 2008 for Atonement, will soon be auditioning for Romanek, as will rising Swedish ingénue Alicia Vikander, who recently awed critics as Princess Kitty in Joe Wright's awe-inspiring Anna Karenina. Finally there's Gabriella Wilde, who played D'Artagnan's love-interest in Paul W.S. Anderson's »

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