Morgan Freeman In Negotiations To Join Cast Of Disney’s Live-Action ‘Nutcracker’

Morgan Freeman is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” a live-action production coming soon to the small screen. Freeman will be joining Misty Copeland of the American Ballet Theater and Twilight star Mackenzie Foy.

If he officially signs on to this adaption of E.T.A Hoffman’s “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King,” Freeman will play Drosselmeyer, Clara’s (Mackenzie Foy) godfather. Copeland will play the lead ballerina.

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This project will be directed by Lasse Hallström, and the script has been written by Ashleigh Powell.