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Take a Trip Into the Woods with Fantasy Film’s New Trailer and Character Posters

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Take a Trip Into the Woods with Fantasy Film’s New Trailer and Character Posters

Take a trip ‘Into the Woods’ with Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp and the rest of the cast from the fantasy family movie, with the release of the film’s new trailer and character posters. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, which will release the film in U.S. theaters on December 25, 2014, unveiled the latest clip and photos from the film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical of the same name.

Rob Marshall, who’s known for directing the 2002 Oscar-winning film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, ‘Chicago,’ also helmed the movie version of ‘Into the Woods.’ Besides Streep and Depp, the theater director’s latest film also stars James Corden, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Daniel Huttlestone, Tracey Ullman, Lilla Crawford and Christine Baranski. The script for the musical drama, whose music and lyrics were written by Stephen Sondheim, as he composed the Broadway play, was penned by first-time feature film writer, James Lapine.

The following synopsis for ‘Into the Woods’ has been released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures:

‘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 and Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the Witch (Meryl Streep), who has put a curse on them.

‘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.

For more information on ‘Into the Woods,’ visit the fantasy film’s Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr pages. Watch the trailer, and check out the character posters, from the musical drama below.

The Wolf Into the Woods Poster

Into the Woods The Witch

Into the Woods The Baker Poster

Into the Woods Cinderella

Into the Woods The Prince

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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