Billy Porter Confirms Role In Sony’s ‘Cinderella’ Adaptation

Mandatory Credit: Photo by ETIENNE LAURENT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10421127fb) Billy Porter arrives for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, USA, 22 September 2019. The Primetime Emmys celebrate excellence in national primetime television broadcasting. Arrivals - 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, Los Angeles, USA - 22 Sep 2019

Billy Porter has confirmed he’ll be joining Sony’s upcoming adaptation of Cinderella.

In a Q&A Saturday evening at the New Yorker Festival, Porter told attendees he’ll play the Fairy Godmother opposite Camila Cabello, who’s set to star as the glass slipper-wearing lead character.

As Deadline reported earlier this week, Porter had been in talks to join the film and was nearing a deal.

The actor, who recently won an Emmy for his role as Pray Tell in Pose, also said he’ll be directing an episode of the FX drama in the near future.

In addition to acting and directing, Porter revealed he just signed a deal to pen a memoir.

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