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Emma Watson is eyeing the title role in Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming live-action take on Cinderella , Variety reports. Cate Blanchett is already set to play the wicked stepmother with Kenneth Branagh ( Thor ) directing. Watson starred last year in The Perks of Being a Wallflower and can be seen coming in Darren Aronofsky's Noah , Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring and Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen's This is the End . Produced by Simon Kinberg, the film was originally written by The Devil Wears Prada screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna with subsequent rewrites by The Twilight Saga: New Moon director Chris Weitz. Production is planned to begin this fall in London. (Photo Credit: Adriana M. Barraza / WENN.com) »

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