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  1. Wicked fun for Cate Blanchett in "Cinderella"Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Reuters

    Cate Blanchett explains how she enjoys playing the villain at the premiere of ''Cinderella'' in Los Angeles. Francis Maguire reports.


  2. Photo Flash: Cate Blanchet & More Attend World Premiere of Disney's CINDERELLARead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    The stars of Disney's CINDERELLA stopped traffic at the World Premiere of Kenneth Branagh's breathtaking live-action feature at the legendary El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Blvd, dazzling theater-goers and fans alike as they continued their tour around the world. CINDERELLA opens in theaters March 13, 2015.


  3. 'Cinderella' Director Kenneth Branagh on Casting His...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    When Kenneth Branagh agreed to direct Disney's Cinderella , he knew everything rested on the casting, and said he put his eventual choice, Lily James, through as many as nine different auditions. "You don't know that you're going to make the movie until you make that piece of casting," he said Feb. 25, speaking to students at the Loyola Marymount University School of Film & Television.


  4. Kenneth Branagh said it was always exciting to show his films in BelfastRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Kenneth Branagh will bring his movie adaptation of Disney's Cinderella to Belfast for a charity premiere next month, it has been revealed.


  5. Change your clothes, change your fate: After the Ball's Cinderella takeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Globe and Mail

    Disney's upcoming live-action Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh, has a co-promotion with J.C. Penney, who borrows the fairy tale lingo for its commercials. Disney's upcoming live-action Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh, has a co-promotion with J.C. Penney, who borrows the fairy tale lingo for its commercials.


  6. Lily James read up on Mahatma Gandhi for 'Cinderella' roleRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    ... and giving each character their own specific back stories. "I liked the fact that Ken Branagh (director Kenneth Branagh) wanted to keep it light and magical, much like a fairytale," she added. However, she admits "it was a little terrifying" to play ...


  7. Henry VRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | DVD Verdict

    ... early 15th century, and England and France, as was their wont, are on the brink of war. The young Henry V (Kenneth Branagh, Dead Again seeks to assert his claim to the French throne, his desire made into determination upon receipt of France's ...


  8. Mel Gibson directs and stars in 'Braveheart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | New York Daily News

    ... war paint and a lot of yelling. Gibson stages at least two giant battlefield clashes, and although he's no Kenneth Branagh ("Henry V"), the main reason "Braveheart" succeeds is that Gibson's character does everything for love. The movie is at heart ...


  9. Disney's Cinderella 2015 - Fun Facts & TriviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 |

    ... their death in boots lined by hot coals, were all included in older versions of the classic story. Director Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter have a history. Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter seem to have a stable working relationship, ...


  10. Oscar Winner in Talks to Star as Mrs. Potts in Disney's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Playbill

    ... eveloping a live-action version of "The Jungle Book," directed by Jon Favreau, and "Cinderella," directed by Kenneth Branagh (and set to release in March).


  11. But, Soft! Cinderella's Lily James & Richard Madden to Headline Romeo and Juliet in the West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Broadway

    It would seem that Downton Abbey 's Lily James really has found her prince in Game of Thrones ' Richard Madden! The pair, who will soon be seen in the Kenneth Branagh-helmed live-action version of Cinderella , will headline Romeo and Juliet for the director in London's West End. According to the Daily Mail , the production of Shakespeare's classic will begin performances at the Garrick Theatre in October.


  12. a Downton Abbey's' Lily James reveals her real-life Cinderella storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | New York Post

    ... after a battle with cancer. (James, who was born Lily Thomson, took her stage name in his honor.) Director Kenneth Branagh looked to French writer Charles Perrault's darker 17th century version of the fairy tale as inspiration for the film, which ...


  13. New Cinderella TV spot adds new layer of intrigue to the classic taleRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Disney Blog

    Is there more to the "Cinderella" story than you thought? A new TV spot called "Conspiracy" adds a layer of intrigue to the classic tale: In the meantime Director Kenneth Branagh was recently interviewed about how he's bringing some of his Shakespearean drama to the classic tale. Also, that the story is about a man rescuing a woman, that Ella has equality in the relationship.


  14. Review: "Cinderella" arrives at Buell with lovely music, lively lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Denver Post

    ... New York stage . Next month, Disney gives its 1950 animated hit the live-action film once-over , directed by Kenneth Branagh. (Regardless of that rather fine pedigree, the film looks like a throwback.) This rebooted - reslippered? - version boasts ...


  15. Berlin: Kenneth Branagh Says 'Cinderella' is 'Not About a Man Rescuing a Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Hollywood Reporter

    Cinderella 's rags-to-riches fairy tale is not the sort of project many might expect to be helmed by someone with the more Shakespearean skill set of Kenneth Branagh , recently seen flitting between Norse gods , Chris Pine -fronted Tom Clancy actioners and Swedish TV dramas . But 64 years after Walt Disney's animated version of the tale won the Berlinale's very first audience award in 1951, Branagh, 54, is about to unveil the world premiere of his live-action retelling, with Downton Abbey 's Lily James in the title role and Cate Blanchett doing her best wicked stepmother.


  16. 3 ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Bryan County News

    Kenneth Branagh directed and stars in "Henry V," a thrilling adaptation of Shakespeare's play. The 1989 film has just received a Blu-ray upgrade and is available now.


  17. Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies at the age of 82Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 1 | Boston Herald

    ... in 1991 Hollywood movie "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" as evil witch Mortianna, and in indie films like Kenneth Branagh's "Love's Labour's Lost" and "Henry V," and in a leading role as Sister Bridget in Peter Mullan's "The Magdalene Sisters," which ...


  18. Baz Bamigboye: Ken to storm West End with his own troupe which...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Award-winning theatrical knight Kenneth Branagh is setting up his own theatre company to mount a season of plays in the West End. Branagh and his associates are still discussing the full programme, expected to run for around three months from October, but it will include Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, plus a new original play and another classic.


  19. Ethan Hawke, Sean Penn, Clint Eastwood Set for LMU Filmmaker Interview SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Ethan Hawke, Sean Penn and Clint Eastwood are set to take part in the third installment of Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television's interview series The Hollywood Masters, which is moderated by The Hollywood Reporter's Stephen Galloway. The third season also will include Kenneth Branagh , Ken Burns , Gale Anne Hurd and Quincy Jones .


  20. Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Rosamund Pike Make List of Most Influential BritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Benedict Cumberbatch , Eddie Redmayne and Rosamund Pike are among the British stars making the annual Debrett's 500 list of the most influential people in the U.K. Helen Mirren , Judi Dench , Emma Thompson , Kenneth Branagh , Idris Elba , one of the new entrants, Damian Lewis , Ralph Fiennes , Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi , Russell Brand , Stephen Fry , Christopher Nolan , Steve McQueen , Danny Boyle , Sam Mendes , James Bond franchise producer Barbara Broccoli , Harry Potter producer David Heyman , Working Title Films bosses Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan , Doctor Who and Sherlock showrunner Steven Moffat , boy band One Direction and others also made the list.