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Published On: Sat, Nov 8th, 2014

‘Into the Woods’ trailer: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp

Disney has dropped the latest trailer for its adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Broadway musical Into The Woods, starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine. Check it out below.

The witty, soaring score (Sondheim) and ingenious book (Lapine) mash up the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel, all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Streep) who has put a curse on them.

Rob Marshall, the acclaimed filmmakerbehind the Academy Award®-winning musical Chicago and Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, directs the film, which is based on the Tony®-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, and legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, who provides the music and lyrics. Produced by John DeLuca, Marshall, “Wicked” producer Marc Platt and Callum McDougall.

Into the Woods will be released in theaters December 25, 2014.

Anna Kendrick as Cinderella in "Into the Woods"

Anna Kendrick as Cinderella in “Into the Woods”

IntoThe Woods movie poster

Official Synopsis:

“Into the Woods” is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them. Rob Marshall, the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award®-winning musical “Chicago” and Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” helms the film, which is based on the Tony®-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, and legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, who provides the music and lyrics. Produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, “Wicked” producer Marc Platt and Callum McDougall.

The film stars Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman,Christine, Baranski and Johnny Depp.

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