Meryl Streep has taken on a variety of roles in her decades long career, and there’s not a single one that hasn’t been absolutely perfect. I don’t know a human being who doesn’t love Meryl Streep. Shit, I was interviewing Jane Lynch yesterday – who also has quite an amazing career – and asked her the highlight of it so far. Know what she said? Working with Meryl Streep. Meryl Streep is a queen!
In any case, one of her newest projects is Disney’s upcoming film adaptation of Into the Woods, based on Stephen Sondheim’s stage musical of the same name. It’s basically a clever re-telling of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales and basically it’ll probably be pretty good – especially considering that Meryl’s in it, along with Anna Kendrick, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp and Chris Pine. What’s not to love?
Above is the first photo released from the movie, which isn’t due out until Christmas Day 2014. Meryl’s a witch (obviously) who casts a spell on a baker and his wife to try and get her youth back. Love it!