Pinto, Freida: Real Cinderella Story

Feb 24, 2009–Freida Pinto will follow up her performance in the Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” with a role in Woody Allen’s latest project.  This year’s Cinderella at the Oscar ball will play the ingenue role in the still-untitled movie.  Allen’s film will mark the first post-“Slumdog Millionaire” for the Indian-born model-turned-actress.

Pinto, who has become one of the most sought after actresses since her breakout performance in “Slumdog Millionaire,” signed with CAA in November.

The illustrious cast includes Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins.  Allen’s next movie,

“Whatever Works,” will be released by Sony Pictures Classics in June.