“Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” will be coming to Disney+ just in time for Valentine’s Day.

What’s going on?

Disney+ announced Thursday morning that “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” will hit the streaming service on Friday, Feb. 12.

  • The televised movie musical stars Brandy as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as Fairy Godmother.
  • The musical also features Whoopi Goldberg, Victor Garber, Natalie Desselle Reid, Bernadette Peters, Paolo Montalban, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox.
  • “The Wonderful World of Disney” program debuted on ABC on Nov. 2, 1997, according to a press release emailed to Deseret News. The debut had 60 million viewers.


Brandy announced the movie’s debut on “The View” Thursday morning alongside co-star Goldberg.

  • “We can celebrate and share and inspire a whole new generation to see this wonderful piece,” she said.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the film’s “multicultural world — with a Black Cinderella, and an Asian Prince with a white father and Black mother — has helped not only make it timeless, but age well as a precursor to projects like ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Bridgerton.’”