• Lily James opens up about inner beauty and strength in new Cinderella film

    In the new live-action retelling of Cinderella, Lily James's titular character lives by the motto: "Be kind and have courage." It's advice given to the young Ella by her mother early on in the film, and Lily revealed on Thursday why she believes the character of Cinderella remains so iconic, and key, for young girls today. "[It's] the strength that can come from within, the dignified strength and grace - and also, she finds such joy and happiness in her life despite her situation, even if it is just talking to little Gus Gus. "When I read the script,