VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS' Meryl Streep Talks Witchy Role, Shares New Clip on Today's GMA
INTO THE WOODS actress Meryl Streep stopped by ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA today to talk about the big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical. Below, watch the appearance as well as a clip from the highly anticipated film, hitting theaters on December 25th.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. "Good Morning America" is a two-hour, live program anchored by Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos and Lara Spencer. Amy Robach is the news anchor and Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist. The morning news program airs MONDAY-FRIDAY (7:00-9:00 a.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
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