This is just a thought, but a very writable one. The question is, how to give the wholesome humor of Cinderella 1997 but, you know, goth.
With the passing of the Fairy Godmother, a great shadow falls upon the kingdom, probably turning it into something out of a Tim Burton movie. The royal family would need to fix that.
|H.E.R. as Princess Vladimira Christina Constantina Maximilia |
Ermantrude Carlotta Alexandra Maisie
(but she sometimes goes by "Vlad")
In the ten years since her family's patron Fairy Godmother passed away, Princess Vladimira has been forced to watch her kingdom slowly fall into darkness.
|Brandy as Queen Ella|
Ella is Vlad's mother. She became royalty when the Fairy Godmother famously sent her to a royal ball where she met then-Prince Christopher.
|Paolo Montalban as King Christopher Rupert Windermere |
Vladimir Carl Alexander François Reginald
Lancelot Herman Gregory James
When his father abdicated ten years ago, Christopher found himself becoming king during a very difficult time. He obsesses over trying to fix his kingdom.
|Whoopi Goldberg as Queen Mother|
Constantina Charlotte Ermantrude
Guinevere Maisie Margaret Anne
|Jason Alexander as Lionel|
The royal steward who longs for retirement.
|Professor Finnius Aloysius DeVante III|
|William Gao as Michaelangelo|
When the Fairy Godmother died, King Maximilian lost his last will to keep ruling. He retired to a royal estate where was his wife was supposed to stay with him...and yet....
|Victor Garber as King Maximilian Godfrey |
Ladislaus Leopold Sydney Frederick John
|Bernadette Peters as|
When Ella's stepsister Minerva died two years earlier, she granted her stepmother a title and a stipend out of pity. In keeping with the tradition of not giving the Stepmother a name, she's now simply known as the Baroness.