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    Billy Porter Will Play The Fairy Godmother In A New "Cinderella" Film And It's A Great Casting Choice

    So when can I buy tickets?

    By now, you've probably heard of Billy Porter.

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    He's plays Pray Tell, the voice of the ballroom, on the groundbreaking series Pose.

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    And he recently made HISTORY at the Emmys, as the first openly gay black man to win Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

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    And let's not forget to mention he's also, like, a master of the red carpet.

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    Well, Billy just announced he's been cast in the new Sony live-action Cinderella movie as the fairy godmother.

    Honestly, I can't even think of a more perfect casting because let's be real, Billy Porter is a bipitty-bopitty-badass!

    Seriously, can you imagine all of the the elegance and grace Billy Porter will bring to the role as Cinderella's fairy godmother?

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    And tbh, I think he was born to play a magical entity.

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    Not to mention he'll be bringing more queer and black representation to the big screen!

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    Lastly, he totally has the vocals for this part so we know for sure the music is gonna SLAP!

    Ok so @PoseOnFX had me all up in my feelings tonight! First @theebillyporter singing “For All We Know” 😭 then followed by @JohnnySibilly pouring his heart out! 😭 I’m gonna have massive bags under my eyes in the morning! 😵

    In conclusion, Billy Porter absolutely has the range to play this role and I can't wait to see it!!!

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