Date: 17th August 2016

Keira Knightley to Star as Sugar Plum Fairy in 'The Nutcracker' Live-Action Film.

Keira Knightley will star as the Sugar Plum Fairy in Disney’s retelling of "The Nutcracker."

Mackenzie Foy is on board to play Clara, with Misty Copeland and Morgan Freeman also attached to the movie.

The live-action film based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" is titled "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms." , one of Clara’s Christmas toys a Nutcracker doll comes to life and battles the evil Mouse King with seven heads.

Source: Press Release