Kate Winslet is to star in a new adaptation of ‘Black Beauty’ for Disney+.

According to The Hollywood Reporter the Titanic actress has been cast alongside Game of Thrones actor Iain Glen, as John Manly, and CSI: NY star Claire Forlani, as Mrs Winthrop in the new original movie.

Black Beauty is a classic novel about a horse in 19th-century England. It opens with Beauty’s descriptions of his life as a colt (young horse) on Farmer Grey’s farm. Black beauty befriends other horses, at the stable – Merrylegs, Ginger and Sir Oliver.

Black Beauty follows other Disney+ original movies Lady & the Tramp and Artemis Fowl.