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Tracey Ullman Heads Into the Woods

Source:   The Hollywood Reporter
June 12, 2013


Tracey Ullman is close to joining the cast of the ensemble Broadway musical adaptation Into the Woods, says a story today at The Hollywood Reporter. She'd play mother to Jack the Giant Killer opposite Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, Jake Gyllenhaal, James Corden, Emily Blunt and Christine Baranski.

Into the Woods weaves together the story of several of the most beloved fairytales (Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel) into the original story of a Baker and his wife who try to reverse a curse on their family in order to have a child, exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests and their desire for “happily ever after.”

With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book and direction by James Lapine, "Into the Woods" earned 10 nominations at the 1988 Tony Awards, winning three including best score and best book of a musical. The 2002 Broadway revival won a Tony for best revival of a musical.

Walt Disney Pictures is expected to start filming in the fall. James Lapine wrote the script and Rob Marshall will direct.

(Photo Credit: Joseph Marzullo / WENN.com)


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