Check out this amazing new featurette from INTO THE WOODS, focusing on its journey from Stage to Screen and featuring new interviews from the cast and filmmakers.

INTO THE WOODS

Into The Woods – “Stage to Screen” Featurette

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INTO THE WOODS

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Genre: Musical drama

U.S. Release Date: December 25, 2014

Rating: PG

Running time: 125 minutes

Cast: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine,

Daniel Huttlestone, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Lilla Crawford

and Johnny Depp.

Billy Magnussen, MacKenzie Mauzy,Tammy Blanchard, Lucy Punch

Director: Rob Marshall

Producers: John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Marc Platt, Callum McDougall

Screenplay by: James Lapine

Based on the Musical by: Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine

Music and Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim

“Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several beloved 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 and 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 musical stage production by legendary eight-time Tony, Grammy® and Oscar-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim and Tony® winner James Lapine, who also wrote the screenplay. “Into the Woods” is produced by John DeLuca, Marshall, “Wicked” producer Marc Platt and Callum McDougall, and will be released in theaters December 25, 2014.

Starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Johnny Depp, “Into the Woods” is a humorous and heartfelt musical that 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.

Notes:

· Into the Woods” premiered on Broadway on November 5, 1987, at the Martin Beck Theatre. The production, which ran for 764 performances, won Tony® Awards for Best Score, Best Book of a Musical and Best Actress in a Musical. Among other awards, the musical received five Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical. “Into the Woods” has been produced around the world, including a 1988 U.S. tour, a 1990 West End production and Broadway and London revivals, in addition to a PBS television production and a 10-year-anniversary concert.
· The big-screen adaptation welcomes songs from the stage musical, including “Children Will Listen,” “Giants in the Sky,” “On the Steps of the Palace,” “No One Is Alone” and “Agony,” among others.
· The award-winning production team includes: Oscar® winner Dion Beebe (“Chicago,” “Memoirs of a Geisha”) as director of photography; Oscar winner Dennis Gassner (“Bugsy,” “Quantum of Solace”) as production designer; and three-time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood (“Memoirs of a Geisha,” “Chicago,” “Alice In Wonderland”) as costume designer.

BOILERPLATE:
“Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several beloved 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 and 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 musical stage production by legendary eight-time Tony, Grammy® and Oscar-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim and Tony® winner James Lapine, who also wrote the screenplay. Produced by John DeLuca, Marshall, “Wicked” producer Marc Platt and Callum McDougall, “Into the Woods” will be released in theaters December 25, 2014. For more information, like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyIntoTheWoodsand follow us on Twitter: @IntoThe Woods.

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Into The Woods – “Stage to Screen” Featurette

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15 thoughts on “Into The Woods – “Stage to Screen” Featurette

  1. I so wanted to see this movie with my sister, but because of things happening over the Christmas holiday , I never got the chance to do so.. but am hoping to soon… Thanks for share @tisonlyme143

  2. We didn’t get a chance to see this when it was released. Looks like a great movie. I really enjoyed watching the video.

  3. in cant wairt to watch the movie. have heard a lot of great things about it and my kids will enjoy watching the movie.

  4. Definitely going to see this movie. Love the actors and also love that it’s a musical. Also obsessed with Disney so…yeah lol

  5. i was so nervous about this movie, ’cause i love the musical so much, but it looks like they did an awesome job!

  6. I didn’t realize this was a play first!! I’m sure it will be returning to the stage now. I still haven’t seen the movie but I definitely want to.

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