Coronavirus Outbreak: Sony Pictures delays Camila Cabello's Cinderella; film to now release on 5 February, 2021

Camila Cabello-starrer Cinderella is the latest Hollywood project to be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Cabello will make her acting debut with this movie. Coronavirus Outbreak: Sony Pictures delays Camila Cabellos Cinderella; film to now release on 5 February, 2021Camila Cabello/Image from Twitter.

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The project, to be directed by Kay Cannon, has been described as a retelling of the classic fairy tale. According to People magazine, the Sony Pictures film will now release on 5 February, 2021. The movie will feature Cabello in the title role, with Billy Porter as the fairy godmother and Idina Menzel as the evil stepmother.

"Million Dollar Baby." Hilary Swank contracted a bacterial infection from a blister she developed on her foot during training for her role. The infection was so serious that she almost had to be hospitalized for three weeks. Catching the infection in the nick of time, she instead chose to take a week off for medicated rest and didn't tell Clint Eastwood or the other producers of the film about the injury, because she didn't believe it was in character.

British actor Nicholas Galitzine will star opposite Cabello as Prince Robert. Former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan is aboard the project and he will play the king and father of Galitzine's Robert. Popular TV host-actor James Corden is producing the project along with Leo Pearlman through their banner Fulwell73. Cinderella has been adapted into movies several times before, including Disney’s animated drama, released in 1950, and two live-action remakes— 1997’s version starring Brandy and Whitney Houston, and the 2015 film featuring Lily James, Cate Blanchett and Richard Madden in lead roles.

"Gone Girl." Production of the film had to be shut down for four days, due to Ben Affleck's refusal to follow David Fincher's vision, and wear a New York Yankees cap for a scene where Affleck's character, Nick, is at an airport. The Bostonian actor said to Fincher, "David, I love you, I would do anything for you. But I will not wear a Yankees hat." Eventually, the two settled for Ben's character to wear a Mets cap. Fincher jokingly describes Affleck's actions of this as "entirely unprofessional" in the DVD's audio commentary.

Sony had delayed a number of its upcoming releases, including Spider-Man spinoff Morbius, the new Ghostbusters and Tom Holland starrer Uncharted, after the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Morbius, starring Jared Leto as the titular anti-hero, is now coming in theatres on March 19, 2021, while Jason Reitman-directed Ghostbusters: Afterlife has been shifted to 5 March, 2021. Holland's Uncharted is now hitting theatres on 8 October, 2021. Cabello's turn to acting comes after the huge success of her solo debut album Camila. She went on to earn two Grammy nominations this year and her hit single 'Havana' is the most-streamed song by a female artist on Spotify. Variety had previously reported that Cabello will also be involved with the music of the film. The 22-year-old singer separated from girl group Fifth Harmony at the end of 2016.

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