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Not Another Cinderella Movie: Hollywood’s Pseudo-Wokeness Problem
Livewire | 04/09/2021 11:42 AM | Click to read full article
The image of Cinderella immortalised by the original Disney animation in 1950 is that of a white, blue-eyed, blonde woman.
The latest reboot counters this imagery with Camilla Cabello taking centre stage as one of the few Latinx women to assume a protagonist role in Hollywood. From the trailer alone, we know that much of the cast is made up of people of colour, with the exception of the royals who are all white – a ploy to reflect the changing times.