The Cinderella cast features Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel and Nicholas Galitzine. This info article contains spoilers and character details for Kay Cannon’s 2021 Amazon Prime movie. Check out the Know the Cast section for more Vague Visages streaming guides.
Written and directed by Kay Cannon (Blockers), Cinderella provides a modern spin on Charles Perrault’s famous folk tale. The adaptation follows as female peasant who dreams of being a fashion designer. Her goals seem attainable after meeting a local prince, but she’d rather create her own path than take orders from royal figures. Here’s every main performer and character in the 2021 Amazon Prime movie Cinderella.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Heartsong’
Cinderella Cast: Camila Cabello as Cinderella
Character Profile: A peasant who hopes to becomes a fashion designer. She’s ridiculed by her step-mother before catching the attention of Prince Robert. Ella, aka Cinderella, rejects a royal offer of marriage and pursues her professional dreams.
Cabello’s Resume: A Former Member of Fifth Harmony and a Grammy-Nominated Pop Star
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Wedding Season’
Cinderella Cast: Nicholas Galitzine as Prince Robert
Character Profile: A prince who declines a marriage offer from the Princess of Northphalia. He desires true love and looks for a potential bride in the community. Prince Robert wants Cinderella to be his wife, and decides to make a key compromise in the process of courting the young woman.
Galitzine’s Resume: Tom in The Beat Beneath My Feet (2014), Johnnie Blackwell in High Strung (2016), A.J. in Share (2019), Elliott Lefevre in Chambers (2019), Timmy in The Craft: Legacy (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Crimes of the Future’
Cinderella Cast: Idina Menzel as Vivian
Character Profile: Cinderella’s step-mother who criticizes her appearance. She wants one of her other two daughters to marry Prince Robert. Vivian developed a tough demeanor due to past experiences with men.
Menzel’s Resume: An Iconic 21st Century Broadway Actress — Also, Maureen Johnson in Rent (2005), Nancy Tremaine in Enchanted (2007), Elsa in the Frozen Movie Franchise (2013-), Dinah Ratner in Uncut Gems (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Uncharted’
Cinderella Cast: Pierce Brosnan as King Rowan
Character Profile: Prince Robert’s father. He wants to acquire more land, including the domain of the sea monster, and criticizes his son for turning down Princess Laura’s offer. King Rowan speaks down to his wife but ultimately realizes the error of his ways.
Brosnan’s Resume: James Bond in the James Bond Movie Franchise (1995-2002), Julian Noble in The Matador, Thomas Crown in The Thomas Crown Affair, Sam in Mamma Mia!, Erick Erickssong in Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Carter’
Cinderella Cast: Minnie Driver as Queen Beatrice
Character Profile: King’s Rowan’s wife. She’s supportive of their son and reminds her husband about the man he used to be. Queen Beatrice leads the way for change within the royal family.
Driver’s Resume: Benny in Circle of Friends (1995), Skylar in Good Will Hunting (1997), Dahlia Malloy in The Riches (2007-08), Fiona in About a Boy (2014-15), Maya DiMeo in Speechless (2016-2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Our Eternal Summer’
Cinderella Cast: Tallulah Greive as Princess Gwen
Character Profile: Prince Robert’s sister. She has a comprehensive plan to reduce poverty in the urban row housing. Princess Gwen is known for her intellect and potential as a leader.
Greive’s Resume: Melissa Albright in M.I.High (2013), Lauren in Millie Inbetween (2014-18), Orla in Our Ladies (2019), Maddie Douglas in Penance (2020), Lily in Locked Down (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Prey’
Cinderella Cast: Billy Porter as Fab G
Character Profile: Cinderella’s fairy godparent. The character doesn’t have a gender and turns mice into men. Fab G helps Cinderella change her personal style.
Porter’s Resume: A Tony Award and Grammy Award-Winning Broadway Performer — Also, Little Richard in Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (1999), Taylor in The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000), Behold Chablis in American Horror Story (2018), Pray Tell in Pose (2018-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Ballad of a White Cow’
Cinderella Cast: Maddie Baillio as Malvolia
Character Profile: Vivian’s “obnoxious” daughter. She’s a devilish character who isn’t phased by local creeps. Malvolia’s personality reflects that of her mother.
Baillio’s Resume: Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray Live! (2016), Millie in Dumplin’ (2018)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘You Are Not My Mother’
Cinderella Cast: Charlotte Spencer as Narissa
Character Profile: Vivian’s “self-absorbed’ daughter. She’s a narcissist with a bright demeanor. Narissa displays better behavior than her sister Malvolia.
Spencer’s Resume: Carly in Line of Duty (2014), Tina in Glue (2014), Charlotte Appleby in The Living and the Dead (2016), Esther Denham in Sanditon (2019), Megan Ford in Baghdad Central (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Hatching’
Cinderella Cast: Mary Higgins as Princess Laura
Character Profile: The Princess of Northphalia. She proposes marriage to Prince Robert at the beginning of the film. Laura makes flippant statements and doesn’t seem that devastated about being rejected.
Higgins’ Resume: Feature Debut in Cinderella (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Honor Society’
Cinderella Cast: Doc Brown as Town Crier
Character Profile: A local man who delivers news to the community. He raps in the style of characters from Hamilton. The performer is the younger brother of novelist Zadie Smith.
Brown’s Resume: A Founding Member of the UK Rap Group Poisonous Poets — Also, Tyrone in Hunted (2012), Nathan in 4 O’Clock Club (2012-15), Joel in Level Up (2016), DC Brian Lodge in Des (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Recurrence’
Cinderella Cast: James Corden as James
Character Profile: A mouse who becomes a human via Fab G’s magic. He’s caught brushing his phantom whiskers by two other mice pals. James turns back into his true self by the third act.
Corden’s Resume: The Host of The Late Late Show with James Corden — Also, Baker in Into the Woods (2014), Biggie in the Trolls Movie Franchise (2016-), Hi-5 in The Emoji Movie (2017), John Frazier in Ocean’s Eight (2018), Bustopher Jones in Cats (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Purple Hearts’
The Cinderella cast on Amazon Prime also includes James Acaster (Grave New World, Mark Smith vs the People), Romesh Ranganathan (The Reluctant Landlord, King Gary), Rob Beckett (Fresh Meat, Meet the Richardsons), Jenet Le Lacheur (Last Commanders) and Beverley Knight (Premonition, The Halcyon).
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