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VIDEO: Meryl Streep Performs INTO THE WOODS Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'!

PEOPLE has shared an exclusive first look at Meryl Streep singing Stephen Sondheim and lyricist James Lapine's original song "She'll Be Back," which was deleted from the movie version of INTO THE WOODS, released in theaters last December 25th. Watch the number below!

The song, delivered by Oscar nominated Streep in her role as The Witch, was written to explain her love-hate relationship with Rapunzel. The preview comes just ahead of Into the Woods's March 24th release on Disney Digital HD/SD, Blu-ray Combo Pack & Disney Movies Anywhere.

Director Rob Marshall introduces the musical number in the clip and explains that the choice to delete it was a mutual decision between himself, Sondheim, Lapine and Streep herself, after they "realized the film was stronger without it. And so, we made a very difficult decision to let it go."

According to a recent announcement, other bonus features include: There's Something About the Woods (12:46), The Cast as Good as Gold (9:42), Deeper Into the Woods - From Stage to Screen (8:10), Deeper Into the Woods - The Magic of the Woods (7:03), Deeper Into the Woods - Designing of the Woods (6:48), Deeper Into the Woods - The Costumes of the Woods (6:35), Deleted Scenes - Meryl Climbs (:21), Witch Riser (:46), Sneakers (:12); Jack and the Bean Stalk Rehearsal (1:30), Bird Attack (:19), Into the Woods Audio Commentary with Director Rob Marshall and Producer John Deluca."

"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 (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: On Stranger 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. Produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, "Wicked" producer Marc Platt and Callum McDougall.


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