Keira Knightley Circling a Fairy Role in Disney's New 'Nutcracker' Movie

The 'Begin Again' actress is in talks to join Misty Copeland, Mackenzie Foy and Morgan Freeman in 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms'.

AceShowbiz - Keira Knightley is in negotiations to join "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms". The "Laggies" actress is eyed to portray the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Disney upcoming adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffman's classic Christmas Eve tale.

Lasse Hallstrom ("Dear John", "Safe Haven") is attached to serve behind the lens while Ashleigh Powell writes script for the live-action movie. Misty Copeland will play the lead ballerina role and Morgan Freeman is cast as Drosselmeyer.

Mackenzie Foy who played Renesmee in the last two "Twilight" movies is set to play a young girl named Clara who finds a Nutcracker doll. At night, the Nutcracker comes to life along with an evil Mouse King. It leads the girl to the magical world of toys that will change her life forever.

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