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Lily James: 'Cinderella' for Disney's Live-Action Film!

Lily James: 'Cinderella' for Disney's Live-Action Film!

Downton Abbey‘s Lily James has been cast as the title character in the upcoming live action version of Cinderella!

The 24-year-old actress will be co-starring alongside Cate Blanchett as the evil step-mother in the Kenneth Branagh-directed flick.

At one point, it was rumored that Emma Watson would take the role, but negotiations stalled.

The studio hopes to begin production later this year, with a 2014 release date in mind.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Lily James as the star of the live action Cinderella movie coming next year???

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