cinderella cinderella  /ˌsɪn də ˈrɛ lə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
  2. (n) a fictional young girl who is saved from her stepmother and stepsisters by her fairy godmother and a handsome prince

News

  1. 'Cinderella' Likely Has Sophie McShera of 'Downton Abbey' as Second Stepsister

    The Daisy Mason depicter enters negotiations to join Holliday Grainger in roles of Cinderella 's mean relatives in Kenneth Branagh 's upcoming live-action movie.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: AceShowbiz

  2. Cinderella Finds Another Stepsister in Sophie McShera

    Following word yesterday of Holliday Grainger joining the cast of Walt Disney Pictures' Cinderella , The Hollywood Reporter brings word that director Kenneth Branagh has found another stepsister in "Downton Abbey" star Sophie McShera. Both join Lily James in the title role with Cate Blanchett playing the wicked stepmother and Richard Madden the prince.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  3. Cinderella Finds a Stepsister in Holliday Grainger

    "The Borgias" star Holliday Grainger has joined the cast of Walt Disney Pictures' Cinderella , The Wrap reports. She'll star opposite Lily James in the title role with Cate Blanchett playing the wicked stepmother and Richard Madden the prince.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

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Quotes

  1. "I wish the best to the Cardinals. They've been long suffering. It's a great Cinderella story," Mr. Obama added. "But other than the Bears, the Steelers are probably the team that's closest to my heart."
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. "It's a Cinderella story," said Wallace, one of two drivers to race their way into the 500 in the first qualifier. "It looks like he's going to sweep Speedweeks if he doesn't break."
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Kenny Wallace Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I've never been scrubbing floors or cleaning toilets growing up. And my family was great," Underwood said. "But just to go from small-town girl to red carpets and cameras, it's definitely a Cinderella story."
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Carrie Underwood Source: Forbes

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