Cinderella director Mark Romanek has said that Saoirse Ronan is on his wishlist for the Disney live-action remake of the classic fairytale.

According to Variety, Irish actress Saoirse Ronan, Swedish star Alicia Vikander and British actress Gabriella Wilde are in the running for the leading role.

Cate Blanchett is also said to be in negotiations to play the evil stepmother in the Mouse House's live-action remake of Cinderella.

The Cinderella screenplay was written by Chris Weitz and was sold to Disney in 2010, while Simon Kinberg is producing the project.