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Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep in `Into The Woods`

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 19:11

Los Angeles: Hollywood biggies Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep are coming together for Disney`s movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim`s iconic Broadway musical `Into The Woods`.

To be helmed by Rob Marshall, best known for his musical hits `Chicago` and `Nine`, the film adaptation of 1987 play will see Streep and Depp singing too, the Deadline reported.

Depp and `Mama Mia!` star "almost have their deals wrapped up for the film".

The musical revolves around a childless baker and his wife who decide to fight a family curse by journeying into the woods to confront the witch that put the spell on them.

Depp has previously worked in the movie version of Sondheim`s dark musical `Sweeney Todd` which saw him singing on camera for the first time.

While Streep has already wowed her fans by taking on Abba songs in `Mamma Mia!`.

`Into The Woods`, Marshall frequent collaborators John DeLuca will produce while David Krane will arrange the music.


First Published: Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 19:11
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