Disney Plus puts a modern twist on the classic tale of Cinderella with Sneakerella, the story of El (Chosen Jacobs), an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens who is biding his time working as a stock boy in his stepfather’s shoe store. When he meets Kira King (Lexi Underwood), the daughter of sneaker royalty, El finds the courage to start living his dreams.

The movie also stars John Salley, Devyn Nekoda, Juan Chioran, Bryan Terrell Clark, Kolton Stewart, Robyn Alomar, Yvonne Senat Jones and Hayward Leach.

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It comes from Disney Branded Television, and was directed and co-executive produced by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum. Jane Startz and Rachel Watanabe-Batton serve as executive producers. The teleplay was written by David Light and Joseph Raso, Tamara Chestna and Mindy Stern and George Gore II. It’s based on a story by Stern and Gore and Light and Raso. Chestna also serves as co-executive producer.

Sneakerella premieres May 13 on Disney Plus.

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Key art of Disney Plus' 'Sneakerella'
Key art of Disney Plus’ ‘Sneakerella’

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