Billy Porter is all set to star in the musical version of ‘Cinderalla’ alongside Camila Cabello

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Actor Billy Porter is in negotiations to join Camila Cabello in the musical version of Cinderella. Porter will play Cinderella's fairy godmother, reports variety.com. The drama will be helmed by Kay Cannon.

The new Cinderella will be a music-oriented version of the traditional tale of the orphaned girl with an evil stepmother.

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Disney's 1950 animated drama has received two live-action remakes: 1997's iteration starring Brandy and Whitney Houston and Kenneth Branagh's 2015 version with Lily James.

Porter, who rose to fame with Pose, is all set to return for the third season. He will also appear in Like a Boss opposite Tiffany Haddish, Salma Hayek and Rose Byrne. The movie is scheduled to release in 2021.

(Source: IANS)

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