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Holliday Grainger Bounces Back From Canceled 'The Borgias' By Joining 'Cinderella'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 10, 2013 4:52 PM
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They say when one door closes another opens, but it seems that for Brit actress Holliday Grainger, she's got more than the one door to choose from. While the actress is probably best known stateside for her turn as Lucrezia Borgia in the recently canceled "The Borgias," she's quietly been racking up appearances in stuff like Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Cary Fukunaga's "Jane Eyre," Mike Newell's "Great Expectations" and more. Now it looks as though she'll be donning yet more elaborate period costumes.

Lily James Cast As 'Cinderella' In Disney's Live Action Reboot

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 30, 2013 1:50 PM
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After a long search that has seen young actresses such as Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Alicia Vikander, Gabriella Wilde, Bella Heathcote and Margot Robbie all test or enter talks for the lead role, Disney has finally settled on their "Cinderella."

Bella Heathcote, 'Downton Abbey' Actress Lily James & Margot Robbie Testing For Lead In 'Cinderella'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 3, 2013 4:00 PM
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After a bit of rocky start which saw Mark Romanek leave, with Kenneth Branagh dropping in to to replace him, Disney is solidering ahead with "Cinderella." Cate Blanchett has stayed on board as the evil stepmother during the tumult that has also seen a range of names including Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Alicia Vikander and Gabriella Wilde flirt with the title role, with none locking to place. And it seems Disney is continuing the hunt.

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