Britney Spears Circling West End’s Cinderella

first_img View Comments Britney Spears(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Crazy?! Pop princess Britney Spears may be heading to the West End! The star is in talks to lead the London Palladium’s previously reported production of Cinderella this Christmas. According to the Daily Mirror, Spears could earn up to £500,000 ($725,000) for her work in the pantomime, which is scheduled to run December 9 through January 15, 2017. Michael Harrison and Andrew Wright will direct.Spears’ countless accolades include a Grammy Award, six MTV Video Music Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Billboard has recognized her as the best-selling female artist of the 2000s; she has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and over 100 million singles. Spears currently has a residency at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood.The London Palladium was synonymous with lavish annual pantomimes from 1948-1987, and attracted some of the biggest stars of the day, including Julie Andrews, Sir Cliff Richard, Peter Sellers, Cilla Black and Ronnie Corbett, but the festive cornerstone has been absent for almost thirty festive seasons.Check out Spears’ track “Cinderella” below. Maybe this news should be less surprising, more “Oops!… I Did It Again.”last_img read more