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First Look At Jack's Beanstalk For INTO THE WOODS Movie

As the second month of filming begins at Shepperton Studios and on location throughout the UK, yet another glimpse into director Rob Marshall's rich cinematic world for Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS has been revealed via social media - this time, the famous beanstalk figuring in to the story of Jack.

As portrayed in the film by LES MISERABLES stage and screen standout Daniel Huttlestone, the film adaptation of the theatrical property will certainly be bringing the character back to his roots, as it were, with an adolescent in the part.

Also of note, the shot was captured in Hambledon, Hampshire, where a thatch-roofed house, scant shrubbery and the beanstalk portion pictured itself now stand in preparation for on location shooting of scenes pertaining to Jack and his Mother's storyline.

Previously, images of Daniel Huttlestone as Jack and Tracey Ullman as his mother in costume and filming scenes alongside the notable cow were leaked, showcasing the actors in action but not yet giving us a glimpse of the iconic beanstalk that figures so prominently into their story.

Earlier this week, INTO THE WOODS co-star Johnny Depp was seen at Abbey Road studios laying down tracks this week and has reportedly arrived on the Shepperton Studios set of the big budget Disney film, set to film scenes as the Wolf, and photos of the actor on location have appeared on social media, as well. Check out BroadwayWorld's article on the matter here.

See BroadwayWorld's extensive coverage of the first day of filming at Dover Castle from last month here, as well as the preliminary look at Cinderella's wedding festivities here and another update here. Peruse yet another extensive BroadwayWorld article all about Week 3 of filming on INTO THE WOODS, available here, and the first look at Meryl Streep as the Witch here.

Filming on the Rob Marshall-directed Disney feature film is currently underway on soundstages at Shepperton Studios and on location in the UK, following soundtrack recording sessions conducted in September. For even more information, see BroadwayWorld's coverage of Week 1 here.

The confirmed complete cast for INTO THE WOODS is as follows: Meryl Streep as The Witch, James Corden as The Baker, Emily Blunt as The Baker's Wife, Johnny Depp as The Wolf, Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as Cinderella's Prince, Billy Magnussen as Rapunzel's Prince, Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, Lucy Punch as Lucinda, Tammy Blanchard as Florinda, Christine Baranski as Cinderella's Stepmother and Tracey Ullman as Jack's Mother, with Lilla Crawford as Little Red Riding Hood and Daniel Huttlestone as Jack.

Check out the original BroadwayWorld world premiere exclusive INTO THE WOODS film confirmed casting article here.

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

View the photo of Jack's Beanstalk as well as Huttlestone and Ullman in INTO THE WOODS below.

Photo Credit: Instagram

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