Keira Knightley is to star in the Disney's "Nutcracker"
- 17.08.2016, 18:46,
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Keira Knightley is casted as the Sugar Plum Fairy in a new live-action film the "Nutcracker" produced by Disney, Variety.
The Oscar-nominated actrees is to join Morgan Freeman and Mackenzie Foy who also attached to the project.
The E.T.A. Hoffman's original story did not feature the character of Sugar Plum Fairy that was released in 1816. However, the character appeared in Tchaikovsky's ballet in 1892.
The film studio did not report whether Keira Knightley is to dance for her character.
However, the cast will be joined by the choreographer Misty Copeland, who is the first African-American female principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre.