Begin Again actress Keira Knightley is in talks to join Misty Copeland, Mackenzie Foy and Morgan Freeman in ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’.
The 31-year-old ‘Laggies’ actress is eyed to portray the Sugar Plum Fairy in Disney’s upcoming adaptation of late author ETA Hoffman’s classic Christmas Eve tale, reportted Aceshowbiz.
Lasse Hallstrom (‘Dear John’, ‘Safe Haven’) is attached to serve behind the lens while Ashleigh Powell has written script for the live-action movie.
Copeland will play the lead ballerina role and Freeman is cast as Drosselmeyer.
Foy, who played Renesmee in the last two ‘Twilight’, movies is set to play a young girl named Clara who finds a Nutcracker doll.
At night, the Nutcracker comes to life along with an evil Mouse King. It leads the girl to the magical world of toys that will change her life forever.