Jennifer Lopez, 52, has signed on to executive produce a series based on Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’. The project is in development and has a screenplay adapted by Rachel Shukert (“The Baby-Sitters Club” and “Glow”, Netflix).
“The story of Cinderella is as timeless now as ever. This aspirational story of romance, unconventional families and the surprising power of wishes has inspired audiences around the world for centuries, and we are thrilled to be working with Jennifer, Rachel, Concord and The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization to bring our fresh take to the screen”, said Skydance Television president Bill Bost.
The Singer Katy Perry, 37, will also bet on her audiovisual career, she will star in the animated film “Melody”, voicing the protagonist. In addition, Katy will co-produce and compose the songs. Melody is a kind-hearted and insecure singer, who must overcome Rose Stellar’s evil plans, the plot about self-confidence made Katy Perry fall in love with the production. “I realized, laying the groundwork for my daughter to be fearless, confident and courageous, that you never have enough movies with such strong themes of empowerment,” said the singer, mother of Daisy Dove Bloom, almost two years old.