“Into the Woods” – Meryl Streep in talks to join the cast?


In 1987, the Broadway play was “Into the Woods” premiered in San Diego. The template is by James Lapine. In addition, continued Stephen Sondheim musical in the scene. Lapine used several Brothers Grimm fairy tale and created by a story. Hergenommen there were Rapunzel, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood. This piece is now being made ​​into a film and the director Rob Marshall (“Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides”, 2011) took over the project.

Moreover, the 3-time Oscar ®-winning actress is Meryl Streep is now in negotiations to play along. In the film, an evil witch curse the main character, a baker and his wife. According to the couple can not have children. To break the curse, they must bring the witch a cloak as red as blood (Red Riding Hood), hair yellow as corn (Rapunzel), a golden shoe (Cinderella) and a cow as white as milk (Jack and the Beanstalk). The writer James Lapine authored with Stephen Sondheim.

Further, Warner Bros and Disney recently called for a script reading and here Nina Arianda as the baker’s wife, Christine Baranski  as the stepmother, Tammy Blanchard as Florinda,Victoria Clark as Cinderella’s mother, James Corden as the baker, David Garrison as the narrator, Ivan Hernandez as the big bad wolf, Megan Hilty as Lucinda, Cheyenne Jackson as Rapunzel Prinze, Allison Janney as Hans’ mother, Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Michael McGrath as the father of the baker, Donna Murphy as the witch, Laura Osnes as Rapunzel, Taylor Trensch as Hans, Casey Whyland as Rotkäpchen and Patrick Wilson as Cinderella’s Prinze committed. It is still unclear what role Streep will represent . The project is currently in the development phase.

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