Composer Stephen Sondheim’s musical done by director Rob Marshall and Walt Disney Studios. Inspired by a selection of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this plot centers on a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) who incur the wrath of a witch (Meryl Streep) while attempting to start a family. They are cursed by the vengeful hag, the hapless couple finds their fates linked with those of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick),Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy) and Jack (Daniel Huttlestone) of Jack and the Beanstalk. Johnny Depp, Chris Pine, and Lucy Punch co-star.
“As enchanting a screen version as the show’s fans could desire.” -David Rooney –The Hollywood Reporter
“Things that made the live musical so beloved got lost in translation.” -James Berardinelli –ReelViews