Another Cinderella Story is a 2008 musical romantic comedy directed by Damon Santostefano and starring Selena Gomez and Drew Seeley. The film was released direct-to-DVD by Warner Premiere on September 16, 2008. It was released on DVD in the UK on October 27, 2008. It is a thematic sequel to the 2004 film A Cinderella Story, reprising the same themes and situations but not containing any characters from the earlier movie.
The movie was shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada throughout January 2008,and was essentially ignored by critics, but ranked as the number one cable movie in several key demographics when aired on the ABC Family on January 19, 2009. The soundtrack reached number eight on Billboard's soundtrack chart, with one single charting at position 58 on the Billboard Hot 100.
This movie is a retelling of the Cinderella fairy tale, with Mary Santiago (Selena Gomez), a high school student with ambitions of becoming a dancer taking the role of Cinderella; Dominique Blatt (Jane Lynch) taking the role of the stepmother; Britt (Emily Perkins) and Bree (Katharine Isabelle) as the two stepsisters; and Joey Parker, (Drew Seeley) now a famous celebrity that has returned to school for his senior year (and also to find a girl to love, which is Mary Santiago), as the prince. A school dance substitutes for the ball, with the role of the glass slippers