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Into the Woods TRAILER #1

A creepy horror musical?

By Robert T. Trate     July 31, 2014
Source: Walt Disney


Into the Woods arrives December 25, 2014
© Walt Disney Studios
Walt Disney has released a new trailer for their adaptation of Into the Woods. I have never seen the musical, nor have have heard any of the tunes from the original show. This still looks intriguing. Why are they keeping Johnny Depp’s face obscured? We all know he is going to be whimsical looking.

Synopsis:  “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of 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 acclaimed filmmaker behind 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 Marshall, John DeLuca, “Wicked” producer Marc Platt and Callum McDougall


Into the Woods features Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Johnny Depp, and is directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides).

Into the Woods arrives December 25, 2014.

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ignitethepages 7/31/2014 3:50:17 PM

Is it just me, or did the music not fit the message of the trailer? 

7thGuest 7/31/2014 5:21:55 PM

I like the musical so I'm looking forward to this version. I just hope it isn't as serious as the trailer made it out to be since the actual musical is pretty funny. Well act one is at least.

almostunbiased 7/31/2014 9:01:13 PM

I want to see more about this.

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