Jennifer Lopez is a businesswoman Restless and always looking for new challenges. Their new project It is neither an album nor a movie. On this occasion he will be in charge of producing a new version of the classic “Cinderella”adapting the original story into a musical series.
Through her social networks, JLo was enthusiastic about the television series that she will produce with Skydance Television Y Concord Originalsunder your company Nuyorican Productions. The creator and director of youth television hits, Rachel Shuket, also joins this project. This new version, apparently, will be the adult adaptation of the popular story, since it will not be inspired by the animated film, but by the iconic musical of Rodgers & Hammersteinreleased in 1957 and starring Julie Andrews.
“The Cinderella story is as relevant now as it ever has been,” said Bill Bost, president of Skydance. “This aspirational love story of unconventional families and the amazing power of desire has inspired audiences around the world for centuries, and we are excited to work with Jennifer, Rachel, Concord and the Rodgers & Hemmerstein organization to bring our version to the small screen”, affirmed Bost.
For his part, Concord’s vice president of development and production assured that the partnership created with the singer’s company will bring them closer to the goal of recreating musical classics for the new generation.
Cinderella is one of the most covered classics
The iconic musical hit the small screen in 1957 and was seen by more than 100 million people. Since then it has been rolled back countless times. But in reality, its history dates back to 1634. It was Disney who created its animated version in 1950, and years later, it would jump to television with musical series like that of Julie Andrews, who would be replaced by Whitney Houston in the 1990s. . In 1998 Drew Barrymore would star in “Forever and Ever”, one of the many versions of the classic. For her part, Hilary Duff participated in the production of “A Modern Cinderella” in 2005.
In mid-2021, Cuban singer Camila Cabello starred in the most recent version of this classic, playing “Cinderella” for the Amazon Prime Video original movie. With a twist, it contains songs by Madonna, Queen and Jennifer Lopez herself, as well as songs composed by Camila Cabello.