Whew, another project for Anna Kendrick. Reports are that she’s joined “Into the Woods”, an adaptation of the Broadway musical. Obviously we know she has singing chops, which she showed off in “Pitch Perfect”. She’ll play Cinderella in the film that,(from Firstshowing.net): mashes-up classic fairy tales and revolves around a baker and his wife, to be played by James Corden and Emily Blunt. They attempt to lift a family curse by journeying into the woods to confront The Witch, played by Meryl Streep, who put the spell on them. Along their journey they meet classic characters including Rapunzel, Cinderella, Jack and Little Red Riding Hood. In this version, Cinderella is married to a vain prince…”

The film also stars James Corden, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Pine and Meryl Streep. Rob Marshall (“Chicago”, “Nine”) is directing.

Lukas Eggen can be reached at eggen.lukas@gmail.com.

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