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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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4 days ago

Into The Woods Poster Stalks Online

Sep 16 2014 2:13pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Be careful what you wish forWe’ve already seen several images and a trailer for the adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s classic fairy tale-tweaking musical Into The Woods – the pictures are sitting in a gallery lower down the page and the trailer is lurking at the bottom – so here comes a poster for the film, putting Meryl Streep’s witch front and centre. {Into The Woods Poster Streep}Riffing on the stories of the Brothers Grimm, Into The Woods is about a childless ...
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4 days ago

Meryl Streep Bewitches the First INTO THE WOODS Poster!

Sep 16 2014 2:12pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

We’ve seen a teaser trailer, highlighting the fairy-tale setting and some of the cast members, and now Disney has released the first (presumably of many) posters for the film. This one highlights Meryl Streep in the role of the evil Witch herself. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... INTO THE WOODS is setting itself up to be one of the big Holiday movies of the year. It’s got all the prerequisites – huge cast of well-known actors, fantasty-driven ...
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4 days ago

Meryl Streep Beckons You ‘Into the Woods’ in New Poster

Sep 16 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Into the Woods is a sort of kitchen-sink fairy tale adaptation, combining the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Riding Hood with a big Steven Sondheim soundtrack and a massive star-studded cast. But the latest Into the Woods poster keeps things very simple. Check it out after the jump. Disney revealed the new Into the Woods poster. Keep an eye on the film’s Facebook page for more updates. ...
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4 days ago

Into the Woods Poster: Meryl Streep Is a Witchy Woman!

Sep 16 2014 11:27am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The first poster for Disney’s Into the Woods has landed! And we could not be more thrilled with its subject -- Meryl Streep’s evil witch! Even though this award winning Broadway musical’s leap to the silver screen possesses and all-star cast, when that Into the Woods teaser trailer arrived, we couldn’t take our eyes of off Streep! Surprised, hardly, she’s only the most talented performer on the planet right now! Into the Woods is based o ...
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4 days ago

Meryl Streep Journeys Into the Woods with a New Poster

Sep 16 2014 11:22am CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

Disney’s star-studded musical “Into the Woods” opens in theaters this December 25, 2014. Until then, check out a new poster for the movie featuring Meryl Streep looking totally hot. The Rob Marshall film stars Streep, along with Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine, among many others. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few ...
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4 days ago

Craig Ferguson To Visit NBC’s ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ Tonight

Sep 16 2014 10:20am CDT | Source: Deadline

It will be outgoing CBS late-night host Craig Ferguson's first appearance on NBC's Late Night, which airs against his Late Late Show. Ferguson is set to depart CBS' Late Late Show in December, to be succeeded by James Corden. Ferguson will likely have another separation on his mind tonight as his native Scotland votes whether to leave the UK on Thursday. The other week, Late Night With Seth Meyers hosted Stephen Colbert, who is set to succeed David Letterm ...
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6 days ago

W. Kamau Bell Laments “The Whiteness of Late Night”

Sep 14 2014 5:40pm CDT | Source: tvguide

Jimmy Fallon, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers. What do all these names have in common? They're all currently, or are going to be, late-night talk show hosts. And they're all white guys. In a column for Buzzfeed, comedian W. Kamau Bell rails against "the whiteness of late night," and comments upon the opportunities for change that have been passed up, in recent months especially. ...
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1 week ago

James Corden Will Take Over The Late Late Show From Craig Ferguson

Sep 8 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Cinema Blend

CBS set plans in motion today to continue the tradition of having a late late night series that is white, male and heavily accented. On Monday, the network announced that British comedian James Corden has been tapped to take over the Late Late Show when veteran host Craig Ferguson leaves at the end of the year. If it took you forever to adjust to Ferguson’s Scottish accen ...
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1 week ago

James Corden to replace Craig Ferguson as host of 'Late Late Show'

Sep 8 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: la times

It's official: British writer, actor and comedian James Corden will replace Craig Ferguson as host of "The Late Late Show" in 2015, CBS announced M ...
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3 weeks ago

Fresh Look At Meryl Streep's Into The Woods Witch

Aug 27 2014 11:09am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Somebody needs a hairbrush. Or possibly a hedge trimmer.Continuing our sneak peek at the winter preview in the new issue of Empire, here's a fresh look at Meryl Streep in Rob Marshall's film adaptation of Into The Woods, the Stephen Sondheim musical that takes a whole lot of fairytales, smashes them together and then royally messes them up.{Into The Woods - Exclusive New Still}This still clearly comes from the scene, glimpsed in the trailer below, where Streep bursts in ...
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