Tracey Ullman in Talks for Disney's 'Into the Woods'

Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, and Chris Pine already star in this adaptation of the Broadway Musical directed by Rob Marshall.
Tracey Ullman in talks for Disney's Into the Woods
Tracey Ullman in talks for Disney's Into the Woods
Tracey Ullman is in negotiations to join Disney's upcoming adaptation of the Broadway Musical Into the Woods.

The actress would join Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Pine in this dark rendition of the classic fairy tale, which centers a cursed baker and his wife. The couple travel into the woods to confront a witch, who casts a spell on them preventing them from bearing children. On their journey, they meet classic characters such as Rapunzel, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood.

Tracey Ullman will play the mother of Jack the Giant Killer. Meryl Streep is portraying the witch with Johnny Depp as the fairytales big bad wolf. Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Pine are set to play Cinderella and Rapunzel's self centered princes.

Rob Marshall is directing from a script provided by James Lapine. Production is scheduled to begin this fall.

Into the Woods comes to theaters December 25th, 2014 and stars Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt, Lucy Punch, Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Daniel Huttlestone. The film is directed by Rob Marshall.



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