Cinderella lives happy ever after at US box office

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 8:26

A new live-action version of Cinderella has become the latest jewel in Disney's crown after it topped the US box office in its first week of release.

The film, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh and starring British actors Lily James and Richard Madden, earned 70.1 million dollars over the weekend.

The success of Cinderella replicates that of previous Disney live-action films including Maleficent.