Kay Cannon Reinvents ‘Cinderella’ as a Cheesy Jukebox Musical with a Questionable Performance from its Leading Lady

When writer-director Kay Cannon ( Pitch Perfect and Blockers) was approached by James Corden and his producing partner Leo Pearlman about adapting Cinderella, she wanted to tone down the cattiness of the female characters and modernise the message of women being fulfilled without finding their…