‘Bridget Jones’ Director Sharon Maguire Reportedly In Talks To Direct Fairy Godmother Film For Disney+
Disney is continuing to have success with their live-action adaptations of their animated films and with Disney+ launching soon, it gives the studio the opportunity to make some live-action films exclusive to the streaming service.
Now, thanks to a new report from Discussing Film, it looks like Disney+ is getting ready to adapt a live-action film centered around the Fairy Godmother from Cinderella. Sharon Maguire (Bridget Jones franchise) is in talks to helm the project. Plot details are being kept under wraps and it isn’t known if this film will center on the Helen Bonham Carter Fairy Godmother from Disney’s 2015 live-action Cinderella, or if it’s a new character altogether.
Filming on the project tentatively titled Godmothered is expected to begin sometime early next year.
Disney+ will be made available to audiences in the U.S. on November 12, 2019, and will cost $6.99 per month (or $69.99 per year). Canada and the Netherlands will also have access to the service on the 12th. In Canada, the service will cost $8.99 (Canadian) per month (or $89.99 per year), and in the Netherlands, the price will be €6.99 per month (or €69.99 per year). One week later on November 19, 2019, Australia and New Zealand will have access to the service priced at $8.99 (Australian) per month (or $89.99 per year) and $9.99 (New Zealand) per month (or $99.99 per year).
According to Disney, these are are the list of devices that will indeed support Disney+:
- Web browsers
- iPads, iPhones, Apple TV
- Android mobile devices
- Xbox One
- PlayStation 4
- Roku players, Roku TV
Along with Disney+, Hulu and ESPN will be offered as a bundle for streamers. The bundle will include Disney+; Hulu’s basic on-demand plan (not including Hulu’s live TV add-on); and the sports streaming service, called ESPN+. Disney announced this week that the price of the bundle will be $12.99 a month.
Source: Discussing Film