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Disney Pays Seven-Figures For Aline Brosh McKenna's Live-Action 'Cinderella' Pitch

Deadline writes: "After Disney’s new version Alice in Wonderland turned in a 3D record breaking opening weekend of $116 million and became a global juggernaut, there has been a resurgence of movie interest in timeless classics. For instance, there is a stampede for public domain literary properties like The Wizard of Oz, and Warner Bros is mulling a new version. Universal Pictures is trying to figure out when to unveil a movie version of the stage musical smash Wicked. Now Disney has made a 7-figure pitch deal for Cinderella, the working title of a live action reimagining of the classic fairy tale to be written by Aline Brosh McKenna."

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