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'Into the Woods' teaser provides early peek of movie, but no songs
'Into the Woods' teaser provides early peek of movie, but no songs

"Into the Woods" is a musical -- though you wouldn't necessarily know that from watching the recently released teaser trailer for Disney's big-screen adaptation. The movie, opening on Christmas, is based on the stage musical written by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine that debuted at the Old Globe in San Diego and transferred to Broadway in 1987. But the teaser features no songs or any shots of actors singing, providing instead a showcase for visual effects, a creepy forest and Meryl Streep as a witch. Based on characters from the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, "Into the Woods" follows a series of intertwining stories as characters pursue their personal wishes...

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