The film adaptation of the Tony Award winning musical is set to come alive later this year.
Based on the Tony Award winning musical, Into the Woods offers 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. Judging by the first look here, the musical boasts some impressive star power.
Household names, Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp star as the Witch and the Big Bad Wolf, whilst Anna Kendrick takes on the mantle of Cinderella with Chris Pine as her Prince. Also featuring in the movie are Emily Blunt as the Baker’s wife and Christine Baranski as Cinderella’s mother.
The film also benefits from the directorial talents of Rob Marshall, the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award-winning musical Chicago and Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Legendary composer Stephen Sondheim is on hand for music and lyrics.
Into The Woods opens in cinemas December 2014.
Source: Buena Vista International