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Anna Kendrick On Johnny Depp's Star Power & Meryl Streep's 'Last Midnight' In INTO THE WOODS

Anna Kendrick On Johnny Depp's Star Power & Meryl Streep's 'Last Midnight' In INTO THE WOODSPopular Hollywood star and Broadway baby Anna Kendrick opens up about her experience filming Rob Marshall's hotly anticipated stage-to-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS, starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp, as part of a new interview.

Kendrick describes arriving in the recording studio to witness none other than Johnny Depp laying down vocals in his role as The Wolf as well as experiencing Meryl Streep create movie musical magic before her very eyes performing the showstopping "Last Midnight" onset of the film at Pinewood Studios.

Commenting on Depp, Kendrick relates, "I didn't see Johnny sing - I met him in the recording studio and ran away from him because he is that kind of famous that you are like, 'Oh my God, I'm repelled!' And, he's obviously incredibly sweet, but I was like, 'I should not be in this room!'"

As for Streep, Kendrick shares, "I was onset for watching Meryl sing 'Last Midnight', which is, you know, kind of her swan song, I guess. It was so intense!"

Kendrick adds, "James Corden, who was in that scene with me, pointed out that you could auction off watching Meryl Streep sing 'Last Midnight' and raise so much money!"

"We were just the goons in the room, which was incredible," Kendrick concludes of the experience.

INTO THE WOODS is set to be released on December 25, 2014.

View the new interview with Anna Kendrick about INTO THE WOODS below.

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Pat Cerasaro Pat Cerasaro is BroadwayWorld's Chief Interviewer and Senior Editor, contributing exclusive columns including InDepth InterViews, Sound Off, Flash Fridays as well as additional special features and extensive news coverage. His work for the site has appeared in The New York Times, US Weekly, The Biography Channel, NBC and more.