The cast for Rob Marshall’s movie version of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into The Wood. The latest to join talks for the film is Anna Kendrick who will be Cinderella in the movie, according to Variety.
The movie is about a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) who head into the woods to confront an evil witch (Meryl Streep), whose curse prevents the couple from ever having children.
Along their way they encounter various fairytale characters such as Anna Kendrick’s Cinderella and the Big Bad Wolf (Johnny Depp). Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal are playing Cinderella and Rapunzel’s vain princes, with Tracey Ullman playing the mother of Jack the Giant Killer, while Christine Baranski is Cinderella’s mean stepmother. Cinderella is described as a young woman trying to find her place in the world.
Rob Marshall is directing from a screenplay by James Lapine. Shooting is scheduled to begin this autumn.