The live-action film also features prima ballerina Misty Copeland.
Keira Knightley, who made her Broadway debut in a revival of Thérèse Raquin, stars in Disney’s upcoming film version of The Nutcracker.
Entitled The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, the live-action motion picture is based on The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and casts stage and screen star Knightley as the Sugar Plum Fairy. The cast also features ballet superstar Misty Copeland, who made her Broadway debut in On the Town, and Oscar winners Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren. Mackenzie Foy plays Clara.
Ashleigh Powell penned the script, which is directed by Lasse Hallström.
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Keira Knightley Stars in Disney's Nutcracker and the Four Realms