VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS' Chris Pine Croons Sinatra on Upcoming ELLEN
Chris Pine visits this Friday's ELLEN and shows off his vocal chops which will be on display when he portrays Prince Charming in the highly anticipated musical film INTO THE WOODS. Below, check out the actor demonstrating his impressive singing skills when he serenades a fan with a Frank Sinatra classic!
During the appearance, the 34-year-old revealed that he auditioned for INTO THE WOODS by singing Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to the Moon." "I auditioned for [director] Rob Marshall in his living room, and he was very kind, noticed that I was very nervous and he and John -- his partner -- joined me in singing the song and made me feel more comfortable," he remembers. "It's support."
Into the Woods, in theaters December 25th, 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 (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy) - all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them. Rob Marshall, the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award®-winning musical "Chicago" and Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: OnStranger Tides," helms the film, which is based on the Tony®-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, and legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, who provides the music and lyrics - including an all-new song for the big-screen adaptation. Produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, "Wicked" producer Marc Plattand Callum McDougall, "Into the Woods" hits theaters December 25, 2014."The complete cast for INTO THE WOODS is as follows: Meryl Streep as The Witch, James Corden as The Baker,Emily Bluntas 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, directed by Rob Marshall.