"Cinderella" movie gets special 20/20 anniversary edition

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella premiered on ABC 25 years ago on Tuesday, August 23 in a special edition of 20/20.

It will be ABC's first broadcast television airing in over two decades following the one-hour special.

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Disney Plus has the movie. Hulu has the special on August 24. 

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The special explores how the movie impacted Hollywood representation and how society views the term "princess," according to ABC.

As well as Billy Porter, Jade Jones, and Todrick Hall, producers Chase and Meron share their thoughts on the movie. 

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“Rodgers & Hammerstein celebrate their 25th anniversary of Cinderella on its original network,” said Imogen Lloyd Webber, senior VP at Concord Theatricals.

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It is truly timeless to listen to Rodgers & Hammerstein's unforgettable score

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella was the first musical written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II to air on television in 1957. 

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A remade version starring Lesley Ann Warren was released in 1965. Julie Andrews starred in the original.

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