Meryl Steep and Johnny Depp may both be on board for starring and singing in Disney’s Into the Woods. Adapted from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Broadway hit, the film is being directed by Rob Marshall (Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides). Sondheim and Depp worked together previously on Sweeney Todd. Depp will be playing as the Baker.
Synopsis: A childless baker and his wife who attempt to lift a family curse by journeying into the woods to confront the witch (Streep) that put the spell on them. Along the way, they encounter Rapunzel, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk’s Jack, Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters.