"What Unbearable Bliss!": Readers Pick Princes for "Into the Woods" Film
12 May 2013
Meryl Streep will play the Witch
Photo by John Paul Filo/CBS
"I wish..." are the words of every theatre fan when considering dream casting for the upcoming film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical Into the Woods.
Director Rob Marshall has already confirmed that Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep will play the Witch in the anticipated film adaptation, which will shoot in London this fall. Additional reports indicate that Tony and Olivier Award-winning actor James Corden and "Sweeney Todd" star Johnny Depp may also join the cast.
It's been "agony" waiting for official casting news. Playbill.com decided to open up the dialogue to our readers to share their wishes for who they would like to play the "sensitive, clever, well-mannered, considerate" Princes in the fairytale musical.
Click through to see the dashing and charming men our readers picked:
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.