'Natural casting' Miranda Hart cast as a fairy in film adaptation of The Nutcracker
The former Call The Midwife actress, 43, joins Dame Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and Keira Knightley - who plays the Sugar Plum Fairy - in the Disney film.
Hart, 43, tweeted about starring as fairy Dew Drop: “I won't lie, I am very excited to be playing a fairy.”
She added: “Natural casting."
Hart made her Hollywood breakthrough in last year's film Spy, as Melissa McCarthy's colleague.
She bowed out of her self-titled sitcom on a high in 2015, after five years of success for the BBC show.
Due out next year, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is directed by Chocolat filmmaker Lasse... read more
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