Disney’s Into the Woods sets the mood for holiday season. Image courtesy of Disney
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA – Disney ventured Into the Woods with the release of a trailer. The hotly anticipated movie to be released on Christmas Day is a modern twist on Stephen Sondheim’s beloved 1987 musical.
Into the woods, a modern adaptation of beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, explores the story of a group of fairy tale characters who enter the dark forest with the quest of archiving their deepest wishes. Filled with unexpected twist and dramatic visual effects, this American musical fantasy film, is elevated by humorous and heartfelt musicals composed by Stephen Sondheim.
Into the Woods stars an ensemble of seasoned and award winning cast. The cast list includes: Anna Kendrick as the Cinderella, Meryl Streep as the Witch, Lilla Crawford as the Little Red Riding Hood, Daniel Huttlestone as Jack and the Beanstalk, James Corden as the Baker, Johnny Depp as the Wolf, and MacKenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel.
Into the Woods adapted by James Lapine is directed by Rob Marshall. Into the Woods hits theaters December 25, 2014. It is expected that the movie will bring children and their parents to the theater during the Christmas holiday celebrations. As a way of accommodating the anticipated surge of movie fans, movie theaters are providing incentives for people to win prizes designed specifically for the movie. Some of the prizes include posters, prints and photographs.