INTO THE WOODS adaptation (2010s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 28 Dec 2014 | updated - 16 Oct 2016 | Public

NOTE -

1. I'm not going to cast ALL of the characters from the original stage musical; so if I happen to forget some, comment below and cast the person you think would be perfect for whichever character I didn't cast.

2. This is all opinion based; so if you disagree with some of my choices, like I said, comment below and cast the actors/actresses you think would be perfect to play these parts.

1. Meryl Streep

Actress | Out of Africa

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

The Witch

2. James Corden

Actor | Into the Woods

Describing himself as the "chunky unit", James Kimberley Corden was born in Hillingdon, London and raised in Buckinghamshire, the son of Margaret (Collins), a social worker, and Malcolm Corden, a musician. He studied drama at the Jackie Palmer Stage School before going on to Holmer Green Senior ...

The Baker

3. Emily Blunt

Actress | Edge of Tomorrow

Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and The Girl on the Train (2016), among many others.

Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of ...

The Baker's Wife

4. Anna Kendrick

Actress | Up in the Air

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was...

Cinderella

5. Chris Pine

Actor | Star Trek

Chris Pine was born in Los Angeles. His parents are actors Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford, and his maternal grandparents were Max M. Gilford, a president of the Hollywood Bar Association, and actress Anne Gwynne. His sister, Katherine Pine, has also acted. Chris's ancestry is Russian Jewish (from ...

Cinderella's Prince

6. Daniel Huttlestone

Actor | Les Misérables

Daniel Richard Huttlestone was born in Havering, Essex, England, to Linda and Mark Huttlestone, a company managing director. He started his stage career from the age of 9 landing the role of 'Nipper' in the 2009 production of Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, performing on the opening night ...

Jack

7. Tracey Ullman

Actress | The Tracey Ullman Show

Tracey Ullman (born Trace Ullman) is a multiple award-winning television, stage and film actress who performs as a comedian, singer, dancer, as well as works as a screenwriter, producer, director, author, and businesswoman. She holds dual British and American citizenship.

Ullman's early appearances ...

Jack's Mother

8. Lilla Crawford

Actress | Into the Woods

Lilla Crawford was a series regular on Netflix's The Who Was? Show; starred in the recent ABC pilot, Relatively Normal; and voiced the lead role of Sunny in Nickelodeon's animated series, Sunny Day. Lilla made her feature film debut as Little Red in Disney's film adaptation of Into the Woods ...

Little Red Riding Hood

9. Nathan Fillion

Actor | Castle

Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the son of Cookie (Early) and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers, and has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of ...

The Big Bad Wolf

10. Mackenzie Mauzy

Actress | Into the Woods

Mackenzie Mauzy was born on October 14, 1988 in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA as Mackenzie Grace Mauzy. She is an actress, known for Into the Woods (2014), Forever (2014) and Manson's Lost Girls (2016). She was previously married to John Arthur Greene.

Rapunzel

11. Billy Magnussen

Actor | Into the Woods

Billy Magnussen was born on April 20, 1985. He is an actor, known for Into the Woods (2014), Game Night (2018) and The Big Short (2015).

Rapunzel's Prince

12. Simon Russell Beale

Actor | The Death of Stalin

Simon Russell Beale is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed talents in British theatre.

He spent his early years abroad as his father was Surgeon General to the British Army (his mother is also a doctor), but aged 8 was relocated to England and became a pupil at St Paul's Cathedral ...

The Mysterious Man / The Baker's Father

13. Christine Baranski

Actress | Chicago

Christine Baranski was born on May 2, 1952 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Christine Jane Baranski. She is an actress, known for Chicago (2002), Mamma Mia! (2008) and Into the Woods (2014). She was previously married to Matthew Cowles.

Cinderella's Stepmother

14. Tammy Blanchard

Actress | Into the Woods

Tammy Blanchard was born on December 14, 1976 in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for Into the Woods (2014), The Invitation (2015) and The Good Shepherd (2006).

Florinda

15. Megan Hilty

Actress | Smash

Megan Hilty was born on March 29, 1981 in Bellevue, Washington, USA as Megan Kathleen Hilty. She is an actress, known for Smash (2012), Secret of the Wings (2012) and BrainDead (2016). She has been married to Brian Gallagher since November 2, 2013. They have two children.

Lucinda

16. Mindy Sterling

Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Mindy Sterling was born on July 11, 1953 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as Mindy Lee Sterling. She is known for her work on Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999).

The Giant's Wife

17. Victoria Clark

Actress | The Happening

Victoria Clark was born on October 10 in Dallas, Texas. She studied music at Yale University and originally intended to be a director, but was encouraged to act by a casting director whom she met while attending graduate school at New York University. She won her first Broadway role as an ...

Cinderella's Mother

18. Michael McGrath

Actor | The Interpreter

Michael McGrath was born on September 25, 1957 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as Michael Patrick McGrath. He is an actor, known for The Interpreter (2005), The Secret of Kells (2009) and Changing Lanes (2002). He has been married to Toni Di Buono since 1993. They have one child.

The Steward

19. Annette Crosbie

Actress | The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella

Crosbie was born in Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland, to Presbyterian parents who disapproved of her becoming an actress. Nevertheless, she joined the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School while still in her teens. Her big break came in 1970 when she was cast as Catherine of Aragon in the BBC television ...

Little Red Riding Hood's Grandmother

20. Bernard Telsey

Casting_director | The Greatest Showman

Bernard Telsey is known for his work on The Greatest Showman (2017), Margin Call (2011) and Rent (2005).

casting director #1

21. Francine Maisler

Casting_director | 12 Years a Slave

Francine Maisler was born on August 5, 1961 as Francine Joyce Maisler. She is known for her work on 12 Years a Slave (2013), The Revenant (2015) and Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014).

casting director #2

22. Dean Cundey

Cinematographer | Jurassic Park

Dean Cundey reigns supreme as one of the best, most prolific, and talented cinematographers to ever grace celluloid with his often striking and accomplished photography. Cundey was born on March 12th, 1946, in Alhambra, California. One of his hobbies during his elementary school days was building ...

cinematographer

23. Stephen Sondheim

Soundtrack | Dick Tracy

He did his pre college training at George School, Newtown then was in a class of 50 at Williams College majoring in music as an undergraduate distinguishing himself by writing a book, lyrics and music for two college shows based on the adaption of 'Beggar on Horseback'. Her won the Hutchinson prize...

music score

24. Judianna Makovsky

Costume_designer | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Judianna was born on August 24, 1955. As a child she joined the Metropolitan Opera ballet and children's chorus but was always more interested in what went on backstage to produce a show. After graduating from the Art Institute of Chicago and Yale Drama School she worked as an assistant to Jane ...

costume designer

25. Joss Whedon

Writer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was ...

writer/director



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