meryl as the witch

Celebrate Five Years of Into the Woods with 5 Facts

By D23 Team

Witches. Heroes. Enchantments. Curses. Love. Loss. Disney fans know and love these better than most; they’ve embraced them from timeless classics like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs through contemporary fairy tales like Frozen. But five years ago, Disney opened up this magical world in new ways. For those unfamiliar with the musical, Into the Woods…

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Star Light, Star Bright: Our Top 7 Disney Wishes

By Karina Schink

In honor of the live-action Aladdin premiering on May 24, we’re taking a look back at one of the hallmarks of a great Disney movie: wishes. Wishes have popped up in some Disney greats, from the classics to the new favorites. So, in preparation for a Diamond in the Rough getting his three, here’s a look back at some of our top Disney…

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Colleen Atwood Costume Designer from Into the Woods

Ready for the Red Carpet

You might think after 11 Oscar® nominations—and three wins—the bloom may be off the rose for designer Colleen Atwood.
Not so. “It’s still really exciting,” she says. “You never know what’s going to get nominated.” This year, she is being honored for her colorful creations for Into the Woods, one of the many projects she’s done with Disney, including Alice in…

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Photo of Paul Rudd as Marvel's Ant-Man

Watch a Teaser for Ant-Man During Tonight’s Marvel’s Agent Carter Premiere

Watch the Debut of Marvel’s Agent Carter Tonight—
And Get a First Look at Ant-Man

Tonight is the night we’ve been waiting for—the two-hour series premiere of Marvel’s Agent Carter. But leave it to our friends at Marvel to take a special event and make it even more special! After literally teasing us last week with an ant-sized version of the first teaser…

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Rob Marshall and James Lapine on the set of Into the Woods

Rob Marshall and James Lapine Discuss Evolving Into the Woods From Stage to Screen

In adapting Into the Woods for the screen, the creative team had some tough decisions to make.
How do you expand the world of the show onto film while staying true to its heart?
D23 spoke with director Rob Marshall and screenwriter James Lapine, who also wrote the musical’s book, about the tough—and not-so-tough—choices they had to make.
Q: You’ve done…

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Meryl Streep as the Witch, Into the Woods

Q&A With the Witch From Into the Woods

Why is this Witch different from those that have come before?
I changed my mind when this role came along because this Witch is quite different. First of all, she transforms. Her whole reason for being is to reverse a curse that has been placed on her; she sets in motion all sorts of devices and causes a dramatic upheaval in everybody’s lives.

How is Into the…

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Toy Story 4! The Force Awakens! Strange Magic! Plus, Disney twenty-three’s Winter 2014 Issue, Holiday-Viewing Highlights, and Much More

ABC’s Holiday Lineup Makes Staying Home for the Holidays More Festive
So many big announcements were made this week. Toy Story 4—it’s happening! So is Strange Magic! Star Wars: Episode VII—it has a name! Alas, we’re going to have to wait until 2017 to see the next chapter of Woody, Buzz, and the gang’s adventures and it’s almost a year until the…

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Meryl Streep on the cover of D23 for Into the Woods

Go Into the Woods with Exclusive Cast Interviews and More in the Winter Issue of Disney twenty-three

To celebrate Disney’s big-screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Into the Woods, Disney twenty-three, the publication of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, got all the thrilling details from the stars and creative team behind the new breathtaking, upcoming film.
In exclusive interviews with Disney twenty-three, stars Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick and…

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Meryl Streep Into the Woods

Watch a New Into the Woods Trailer

Starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine, Into the Woods is a humorous and heartfelt musical that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel—all tied together by an original story involving a Baker and his Wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction…

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