Blue Jasmine Oscar winner Cate Blanchett brings genuine pizzazz and cackling brio to the role of wicked stepmother Lady Tremaine in Kenneth Branagh's fresh take on Cinderella. Parading through the enchanting sets resplendent in Sandy Powell's striking costumes, Blanchett has been hailed by critics as one of the film's highlights.
Disney's film, on general release from tomorrow, stays true to the traditional origins of the beloved fairy tale but nevertheless makes some intriguing tweaks to the storyline, one of which being Tremaine's tragic backstory.
Take a look at this behind the scenes interview and hear what Blanchett has to say about her character. Then be sure to click here and book your tickets for Cinderella.