Meryl Streep’s Sinister Side Comes Out on New ‘Into the Woods’ Poster (Photo)

The Oscar-winning actress casts a spell as a creepy witch in the film musical that is based on multiple fairy tales

The new “Into the Woods” one-sheet will have Meryl Streep haunting your dreams. The poster features Streep in character as the witch in the highly-anticipated release based on the Tony-winning musical of the same name.

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The modern twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales features the beloved stories of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy) tied together by a plot involving a baker and his wife (James Corden and Emily Blunt), with Streep’s witch having put a curse on the couple, who desperately want to have a child.

Academy Award-winner Rob Marshall (“Chicago”) directs and produces. Producers also include John DeLuca (“Wicked”), Marc Platt and Callum McDougall.

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“Into the Woods” will be released in theaters this Christmas.

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