Brandy To Reprise Cinderella In New Disney Movie, ‘Pocketwatch’

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Cinderella followers, younger or outdated, have trigger to rejoice.

It was introduced earlier this week that Brandy Norwood will reprise her function as the enduring princess in an upcoming installment of Disney’s Descendants franchise.

Brandy stepping again into her glass slippers comes 25 years after she first starred in Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderellain accordance to CNN.

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Directed by Jennifer Phang, The Pocketwatch would be the fourth movie inside the Descendants franchise. 

A press launch shared in Could described the movie as a “music and dance-filled authentic film.”

Brandy will star alongside singer Rita Ora, who will play Alice in Wonderland’s Queen of Hearts. 

Different stars hooked up to the undertaking embrace Malia Baker as Chloe (the teenager daughter of Cinderella and Prince Charming), Kylie Cantrall as Pink (the teenager daughter of the Queen of Hearts), Morgan Dudley as a younger Cinderella, Ruby Rose Turner a younger Queen of Hearts, Dara Reneé as Ulyana (Ursula’s youthful sister), China Anne McClain as Uma (the daughter of Ursula), Joshua Colley as Hook (a useless admirer of Ulyana), and Melanie Paxson, reprising her function as Fairy Godmother.

The primary Descendants movie got here out in 2015, and the second and third installments adopted up in 2017 and 2019, respectively. 

Whereas Disney hasn’t disclosed The Pocketwatch’s launch date, the movie will air by way of Disney+.


Also called The Black Cinderella to many followers, 1997’s Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella broke boundaries, and continues to stay in folks’s hearts due to its inclusive and color-blind casting.


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Whitney Houston executively produced, starred in, and personally picked Brandy for the lead function as Cinderella within the undertaking.

Learn extra about Brandy and Houston’s bond down beneath.

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