Update: The mean stepsisters of Cinderella
are usually depicted as ugly, but the makeup people will just have to get to work this time. Sophie McShera
") and Holliday Grainger
, pictured left) will play Drizella and Noemie. It's a reunion for Grainger and Helena Bonham Carter
, they worked together in last year's Great Expectations
. It's also going to be a lot of fun for McShera and Lily James
, who plays Cinderella
. In their show "Downton Abbey
," James plays nobility and McShera plays a kitchen maid - it will be fun for them to switch roles!
June 21, 2013 - Disney is definitely going against type for its live-action Cinderella
. Helena Bonham Carter
, who is known for playing wacky and often evil characters, will play Cinderella
's Fairy Godmother. Bonham Carter played The Red Queen in Disney's live-action Alice in Wonderland
and Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter movies.
On the other hand,