Into the Woods – Fusion of Old and New Tales

Into the Woods

Movie Title: Into the Woods

Director: Rob Marshall

Screenplay By: James Lapine

Star Cast: Meryl Streep, Emily blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Johnny Depp, Daniel Huttlestone, Lilla Crawford

Release Date: December 25, 2014

Movie Type: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: PG

Duration: 125 minutes

Movie Country: USA

Movie Budget: $50,000,000

Company Credits: Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions, Walt Disney Pictures

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About the Movie: This movie revolves around the various classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel. These stories all together make way for a new story in the movie. A baker and his wife who are wishing to start a new life as they do not have any child. Apparently this couple is cursed childless by a Witch. The journey of this couple starts as they have to find things needed to break the spell. This couple embarks into the woods to let their new life begin.  This movie brings in the new edge to these classic stories of spells and witches when this tale becomes a meaningful tale. A tale about how wishes lead to different consequences and problems. Directed by Rob Marshall, this movie will take you into the era of fantasies and tales. James Corden as the Baker and Emily Blunt as the wife will be showing their performances. This musical will be a treat to watch these fantasies taking a new shape.

Comments: The overall feel of the movie is new and exciting as the mash up of the classical, magical and fantasy tales. The movie includes the characters from classic tales as well as newly added characters that give the new and exciting touch to this story. This is a fictional story which will meet or most probably exceed the expectations of the fans of the show “Into the Woods”