Forget the glass slippers! Now is the time to think about the collectible sneakers that will make an appearance in the upcoming reinvention of Cinderella, set within modern sneaker culture. Titled SneakerellaThis Disney Plus feature film had already been announced since the beginning of the year, but just this week reports came in that the pre-production phase had begun, along with the recent signing of a renowned director for the project.

According to The Disinsider, Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum He has already signed on to direct Sneakerella. The New Yorker comes from an extensive career in television – from Gossip Girl (2009) to Dead to me (2020) – and from headlining a couple of films like My friend the siren (2006) and Be careful what you wish for (2015). She has been nominated for a DGA Award for her direction in the comedy series Las Kicks (2015).

The same medium emphasizes that Sneakerella has already entered pre-production, based on a script conceived by Tamara Chestna (After: Everything begins here), Mindy Stern (The Baxters) and actor George Gore II (Second Generation Wayans). The production is in charge of Jane Startz (She is delighted).

A brief synopsis of Sneakerella dictates the following:

“It’s a modern twist on Cinderella, set in the sneaker culture of New York City. When a fashion sneaker designer meets the heiress to a famed shoe empire, a little magical intervention sparks sparks and a successful line in sneaker history. « 

It should be clarified that said project will not have any relationship with Godmothered, another future Disney + streaming content that will be about a fairy godmother in training who will try to show that the world still needs those magical entities.

Obviously, there will be no relationship with the adaptation of Cinderella currently being developed by Sony Pictures, with Camila Cabello in the leading role.

The casting process for Sneakerella will be taking place these days, with filming in Canada expected to begin later in 2020. What are your expectations for this modern version of the beloved princess story?

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