May 16, 2022

‘Sneakerella’ offers modern take on ‘Cinderella’ story, with new Disney+ movie highlighting sneakers instead of glass slippers

The new movie “Sneakerella” offers us a modern take that flips the script on the traditional “Cinderella” story.

No glass slippers right here! Instead, we meet a male hero who is absolutely into… sneakers

“Sneakerella” introduces us to El, a younger man who desires of designing his personal line of sneakers. He meets Kira King, the daughter of a mega footwear tycoon. She helps El acquire the boldness he must pursue his desires.

Chosen Jacobs performs EL, and he’s proud to be half of a really feel good household pleasant movie.

“I feel we all could use a little epic-ness, a little fly, a little dance party, I feel like that’s the tone we wanted to set with this movie,” mentioned Jacobs. “It’s a movie you can watch with anyone from your little brother to your great grandma.”

This challenge was the primary time Jacobs needed to be taught “real” choreography. He obtained by with just a little assist from his pals… and household!

“Thanks Disney for having faith in me, and the team and my mother for helping me practice all hours of the night!” laughed Jacobs.

Former NBA All-star John Salley performs the sneaker King. He says he simply couldn’t say ‘no’ to a job that allow him do issues he had by no means carried out earlier than.

“I love to do what they don’t expect. A lot of people have dreams and I’ve lived out a lot, but everyone that knows me… I talk about the Wizard of Oz and West Side Story. I just love that I finally got to be in a musical!” mentioned Salley.

“Sneakerella” debuts on Disney+ on Friday, Could 13.

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