Hardcore fans of the hit Broadway musical were left a little disappointed by the first ‘Into the Woods‘ trailer. Some fans complained that the average viewer might not even realize the film is a musical. It’s hard to argue with them, since the first trailer featured virtually zero singing.
But fans of the 1987 musical will be delighted to know that the new trailer released today does feature more singing. This film adaption of Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway hit is Disney’s first theatrical adaption of a Broadway musical. Into the Woods is directed by Rob Marshall, and features an all-star cast.
Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, James Corden, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Lilla Crawford and Christine Baranski star in the film, which will be released Christmas Day. The musical will bring together all your favorite characters, including, Cinderella (Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Crawford), The Wolf (Depp), and The Witch played by Meryl Streep.
The official plot summary and brand new trailer can be seen down below.
“Into the Woods is a modern twist on 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, 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.”