Rob Marshall to Direct ‘Into The Woods’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 11th, 2012

Hi Bryan Here….

Disney announced today that Rob Marshall has accepted the duty to direct ‘Into The Woods’, a film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim Broadway musical.  James Lapine, who wrote the stage musical with Sondheim, is writing the script.  Marshall directed ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ for Disney which made tons and tons of money.

‘Into The Woods’ won a bunch of Tony Awards for its original 1988 run as well as a 2002 comeback. The story revolves around a baker and his wife who must reverse a curse on their family in order to have a child.  Their adventure is woven among the fairy tale stories of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel.


This could be a big money maker for Disney yet again.  Your thoughts?

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