A new image from Rob Marshall’s upcoming musical Into the Woods has been released and it gives us another look at Meryl Streep’s The Witch and Mackenzie Mauzy’s Rapunzel. Based on the Tony-winning musical by James Lapine & composer Stephen Sondehim, the film centers on a witch who conspires to teach important lessons to various characters of popular children’s stories including Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel.
Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, Lucy Punch, Christine Baranski, Tracy Ullman, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone, Tammy Blanchard, and Billy Magnussen also star. Into the Woods hits in theaters on December 25th.a modern twist on beloved fairy tales. The film hits theaters December 25, 2014.
“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, 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 who has put a curse on them.