The Hollywood Reporter reports Anna Kendrick is in negotiations to play Cinderella in Disney’s big screen adaptation of Into the Woods. The Stephen Sondheim musical is a comedic mashup of classic fairytales, including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack & the Beanstalk, and Red Riding Hood. At the center of the story is a baker and his wife who venture into the woods to find the witch who cursed them.
Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Emily Blunt are also set to star. Into the Woods will be in theaters December 25, 2014 with Academy Award nominee Rob Marshall (Chicago) at the helm to direct.