The Verdict: Read Reviews of "Into the Woods" Film, with Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, James Cordon and More | Playbill

The Verdict The Verdict: Read Reviews of "Into the Woods" Film, with Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, James Cordon and More Disney's film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods arrived in theatres Dec. 25. Reviews are in for the film that stars Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, James Cordon, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp and more.
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Directed by Rob Marshall, the cast includes Simon Russell Beale as the Baker's Father, Chris Pine as Cinderella's Prince, Billy Magnussen as Rapunzel's Prince, Christine Baranski as Stepmother, Annette Crosbie as Granny, Joanna Riding as Cinderella's Mother, Richard Glover as The Steward, Frances De La Tour as The Giant, Lucy Punch as Lucinda, Tammy Blanchard as Florinda, MacKenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, Daniel Huttlestone as Jack, Lilla Crawford as Little Red Riding Hood, Johnny Depp as The Wolf, Tracey Ullman as Jack's Mother, James Corden as The Baker, Emily Blunt as The Baker's Wife, Meryl Streep as The Witch and Anna Kendrick as Cinderella.

Click here for the article in which director Marshall explains various changes made to the film adaptation.

The critics have begun filing reviews, and has collected them for our readers. will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.


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