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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Into the Woods’ Contest Invites Fans to Show off Their Singing Skills

Disney launched a new contest last week inviting fans to show off their singing skills and the winner receives a private advance screening of Disney’s Into the Woods.
The ‘Sing Your Way Into the Woods’ contest is open to choir groups, choral companies, musical theater departments, glee clubs, and anyone else with a passion for Into the Woods. Contestants can decide what part they want to sing.
Fans interested in entering the contest can visit www.intothewoods.com to watch the trailer for the film, download the official music and lyrics to the Prologue, …

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[2 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Studios Announce 2014 Movie Release Dates

After a huge year at the box office in 2013, Walt Disney Studios has just announced the release dates for its 2014 movie slate.
Starting out the year on February 28 is The Wind Rises from Touchstone Pictures. The movies stars the voice talents of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, John Krasinski, Jennifer Grey, Stanley Tucci, and more.
The film was director Hayao Miyazaki’s final film and follows the story of Jiro who dreams of flying but is unable to become a pilot. Instead, he becomes one of the world’s most …

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[17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Production Begins on Disney’s ‘Into the Woods’ with Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp | ]
Production Begins on Disney’s ‘Into the Woods’ with Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp

Disney’s highly-anticipated theatrical version of Into the Woods started production last week, with Rob Marshall directing the film based on the Tony-winning Broadway musical.
Into the Woods is a twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales that intertwines plots of a few stories and explores the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. The story follows the tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel and all are tied together by an original story that involves a baker and his wife and their wish to start …

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[16 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Into the Woods,’ ‘Alexander and the Terrible…Day,’ and More Get Release Dates

This week, Disney gave us a better idea of their current slate of upcoming films, as Walt Disney Studios announced a series of release dates over the next few years. The announcement gave us the release dates for Disney’s upcoming Into the Woods, Saving Mr. Banks, some currently unannounced Marvel projects, and more.
First announced were a few changed release dates for upcoming Disney films. The upcoming Saving Mr. Banks, originally set for release on December 20 of this year, will now first debut on December 13 in limited release instead, before debuting on …

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[11 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Johnny Depp and James Corden Officially Cast in ‘Into the Woods’

Last week, we let you know that Johnny Depp was rumored to appear in Disney’s upcoming adaptation of Into the Woods. Now, the casting choice has been made official, as Disney announced this week that both Johnny Depp and British actor James Corden will appear in the film.
Into the Woods weaves together the stories of numerous fairy tale characters, including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Rapunzel. They are all brought together by the story of a Baker and his wife, who must venture into the woods to break the …

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[28 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Johnny Depp Reportedly In Talks for ‘Into the Woods’ Film

Disney fans may know Johnny Depp best for his role as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, or even as Tonto in the upcoming film The Lone Ranger. However, it looks like Depp may soon be adding another Disney film to his resume, as it was reported this week that Depp is in talks to join the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of Into the Woods.
Variety announced this week that Depp is in talks with Disney to join the cast of the film, which may also include …

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[2 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Meryl Streep Reported to Play The Witch in ‘Into the Woods’ Film

Early last year, we let you know that Disney and director Rob Marshall are planning to bring Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods to the screen. This week, we finally got some news about the film, as it was reported that Meryl Streep will be playing the lead role of The Witch.
News of Streep’s casting was first reported by the Litchfield County Times in an interview with the film’s arranger, David Krane. Krane told the newspaper:
“I am coming into an exciting time. My show, ‘The Road to Qatar,’ is being presented …

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[14 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Rob Marshall to Direct ‘Into the Woods’ Film for Disney

Audiences everywhere know Disney for their fairy tales featuring “happily ever after” endings. But what if this idea of “happily ever after” wasn’t quite what the characters expected after all? This is the question that the 1987 musical Into the Woods seeks to answer, and that Disney will soon be bringing to the big screen. This week, it was announced that Disney, in conjunction with director Rob Marshall and LUCAMAR Productions, will be adapting this classic musical into a film.
Into the Woods is a musical that weaves together classic fairy …