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Traci Hines, whose original song Cinderella we just featured, has partnered with Disney to record a cover of the all new, never before seen deleted song, “She’ll Be Back” from Disney’s Into The Woods. The song was originally written by Stephen Sondheim specifically for Meryl… Read More »“She’ll Be Back” Into The Woods cover from Traci Hines
One of the big worries about translating Stephen Sondheim’s play from stage to screen was what, if any, songs would be cut. It didn’t make it through unscathed, but there was one song that was cut that wasn’t even in the original musical. There was a beautiful song that Stephen Sondheim wrote for Meryl Streep, unfortunately it slowed the film down just at the moment things were picking up. So it had to go.
The good news is they filmed it and you’ll get to see it on the “Into the Woods” Blu-Ray or, as it turns out, you can get a preview right here.
For a new song, it definitely fits into the overall tone of the movie. Pre-order your Blu-ray combo pack here and it will arrive on March 24.
Plot synopsis below the jump:
It was the surprise hit of the new year, Disney’s cinematic version of Stephen Sondheim’s Into The Woods musical enchanted audiences with the modern twist of beloved fairy tales you thought you knew. On March 24th, you’ll be able to take home your own copy of the movie on DVD or Blu-Ray. Pre-order on Amazon.com today for home delivery on the 24th.
The special features including an exclusive, never-before-seen original song written for the movie by Stephen Sondheim with lyrics by James Lapine. “She’ll be Back” was eventually cut from the film, but not before Meryl Streep recorded it for the movie.
In addition to Streep, the talent cast included Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp, Chris Pine, Lika Crawford, and Daniel Huttlestone. Iconic characters, such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel, find their fates intertwined with a humble baker and his wife, whose longing to have a child sends them on a quest to reverse a witch’s (Streep) curse. With an all-star cast, this spellbinding adventure is everything you could ever wish for!
More details on what will be found on the Blu-Ray and DVD are below the jump:
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In Disney’s Into the Woods, having the right costumes for the characters was crucial to giving audiences a shortcut to the essential core of each fairy tale characters. The actors were able to take it from there with great performances. In the latest featurette from… Read More »Costume of the Woods featurette
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Clocking in at over 8 and a half minutes, this new featurette looks at the how the Stephen Sondheim musical was transferred from stage to screen. “Into the Woods” premiered on Broadway on November 5, 1987, at the Martin Beck Theatre. The production, which ran… Read More »The making of Disney’s “Into the Woods” – From Stage to Screen