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Tracey Ullman for Into the Woods?

Tracey Ullman for Into the Woods?

Jun 13 2013, 10:14am CDT | by

Tracey Ullman is joining the all-star cast of 'Into the Woods'. The comedienne is negotiating a role in Disney's fairytale musical movie and looks likely to round out the A-list cast, which is said...

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Tracey Ullman for Into the Woods?

Jun 13 2013, 10:14am CDT | by

Tracey Ullman is joining the all-star cast of 'Into the Woods'.

The comedienne is negotiating a role in Disney's fairytale musical movie and looks likely to round out the A-list cast, which is said to include Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep and Chris Pine.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the British-born star - best known for her comedy sketch shows - will play Jack the Giant Killer's mother in Rob Marshall's upcoming project.

The dark comedy centres around a childless baker and his wife, expected to be played by James Corden and Emily Blunt, who journey deep into the woods in order to find the witch who cursed them. They meet a series of beloved characters from popular fairytales along the way, including Cinderella and Rapunzel.

Depp is reportedly on board to play a ''hungry and sexy'' version of Little Red Riding Hood's big bad wolf, while Streep is playing the wicked witch.

The movie is based on Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Broadway musical, with 'Chicago's David Krane on board to arrange the music, while Lapine is adapting the script based on his musical book.

The part will be Ullman's first since Amy Heckerling's 2007 comedy 'I Could Never Be Your Woman' alongside Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd. Her most recent sketch comedy series, 'Tracey Ullman's State of the Union', ran from 2008 to 2010 on Showtime in the US.

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8 New INTO THE WOODS Images Send Us Deeper into the Fairy Tale Musical Starring Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, and Johnny Depp

Oct 30 2014 10:34am CDT | Source: Collider

Disney has released hi-res versions of previously released Into the Woods images along with a couple new stills as well.  The Disney production stars James Corden (Begin Again) and Emily Blunt as a Baker and his wife who venture into the woods to confront the witch (Meryl Streep) responsible for putting a curse on the childless couple.  Along the way, they run into a number of familiar fairy tale characters including Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), her Prince (Chris Pine), Red Ridi ...
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'Into the Woods' Cast Sings in New Featurette

Oct 23 2014 10:15pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

Meryl Streep begs Rapunzel to stay with her while James Corden and Emily Blunt wish to overturn the ...
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Things Get Musical In An Into The Woods Featurette

Oct 23 2014 5:18pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Streep, Depp and the rest talk up the filmThe promotional materials for Rob Marshall’s Into The Woods have so far not so much hidden as obscured the idea that the new film, adapted from Stephen Sondheim’s stage musical actually contains music itself. The trailers have yet to include any of the songs, but a new featurette lets the cast show off their pipes at last.Riffing on the stories of the Brothers Grimm, Into The Woods is about a childless baker who att ...
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Hear ‘Into the Woods’ Cast Sing in New Featurette

Oct 23 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

Into the Woods, directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago) is a musical based on the stage work from Stephen Sondheim, but you wouldn’t have known that from the film’s first trailer. This featurette, however, gives us not only interviews with the cast and crew, discussing the creation of the film, but also a lot more footage. And singing! In this you can hear the cast sing for the first time. There are snippets of ‘I Wish,’ featuring Anna Kendrick, James Corden ...
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4 weeks ago

Featurette Finally Shows the Musical Side of Disney's 'Into the Woods'

Oct 23 2014 12:52pm CDT | Source: First Showing

Following yesterday's laughable reveal of Johnny Depp as The Wolf in Disney's adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods, a new featurette has popped up that finally shows the melody side of the film that wasn't present in the first teaser trailer. The featurette lays out the story a little clearer as an ensemble of characters are all wishing for something, and Meryl Streep's elderly witch tells them to go into the woods to have their dreams come true. But of course, ...
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The Late Late Show with James Corden Will Premiere On...

Oct 23 2014 12:19pm CDT | Source: tvguide

The Late Late Show with James Corden will premiere Monday, March 9, CBS announced Thursday.Craig Ferguson, who announced in April that he was stepping down from The Late Late Show after 10 years, will sign off on Friday, Dec. 19. CBS did not say what would air during the three-month gap.Additionally, British producer ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Craig FergusonJames CordenThe Late Late Show with Cr ...
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Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Johnny Depp star in new Into The Woods images

Oct 23 2014 1:19am CDT | Source: Total Film

A new batch of images have arrived online from Disney’s Into The Woods, giving us a good look at the A-list cast in all its fairytale glory. First of all, there’s Anna Kendrick looking resplendent as Cinderella, while Chris Pine cuts a dash as a horse-riding Prince Charming. Then there’s Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf, who appears to be sporting a very sober outfit, as opposed to any sort of elaborate costume or CGI tri ...
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4 weeks ago

New Into The Woods Images Stalk Online

Oct 22 2014 5:58pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Chris Pine and co. are feeling musicalOne batch of atmospheric stills from Stephen Sondheim musical adaptation Into The Woods has already emerged online (see lower down the page), alongside a poster and the first teaser trailer. Now here comes Entertainment Weekly with a new set of images in its latest Winter Preview issue. {New Into The Woods Imagery}Riffing on the stories of the Brothers Grimm, Into The Woods is about a childless baker who attempts to ...
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New INTO THE WOODS Images Feature Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf, Anna Kendrick’s Cinderella, and More

Oct 22 2014 5:47pm CDT | Source: Collider

Earlier this morning, we got our first look at Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf from director Rob Marshall’s (Chicago) upcoming musical adaptation Into the Woods.  It’s an interesting look to say the least, and while I figured the reason Depp was left out of the trailer was because his character would be CG-aided, it turns out he’s actually just wearing what looks like a relatively cheap Halloween costume.  Indeed, Depp tells EW Marshall let him put his ow ...
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First Look at Johnny Depp's Big Bad Wolf in INTO THE WOODS!

Oct 22 2014 2:16pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

EW has released a series of covers of the cast members, including Depp's Wolf. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... When the trailer arrived for Rob Marshall's theatrical take on Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS, we got a good look at many of the characters that would be seen in the film - Little Red Riding Hood, Chris Pine's Prince, Meryl Streep's Witch, Anna Kendrick's Cinderella - but when the time came to check out the Bi ...
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