Camila Cabello’s preparing for an Amazon-ing moment…
In her feature debut, the 24-year-old Cuban and Mexican singer will getting her fitting for the glass slipper on Amazon Prime.
Amazon Studios has acquired the worldwide rights to the Kay Cannon-directed musical Cinderella, starring the former Fifth Harmony member, from Sony Pictures.
No premiere date has been set yet, but the film will premiere later this year. Sony Pictures had once scheduled it for theater release in July, but the pandemic and theatrical windows are still uncertain, especially in Europe and Latin America. That triggered a deal that’s similar to previous ones the studio has made with streamers on films that include Fatherhood and Vivo. Sony retains China rights.
Cabello plays the title character and the supporting ensemble includes Idina Menzel, Billy Porter, Nick Galitzine, Minnie Driver and Pierce Brosnan.
Cannon wrote the script, and the film is produced by James Corden (who also plays a role in the film), Leo Pearlman, Jonathan Kadin, and Shannon McIntosh.
This is Cabello’s film debut and she was integral to the music of the film, which incorporates pop songs from contemporary artists and original songs by Cabello. The film is a musically-driven new take on the traditional story.
Cinderella is an ambitious young woman whose dreams are bigger than the world will allow. With the help of her Fab G (Porter) she musters the courage to make her dreams come true.