Into the Woods to Star Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep

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Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep are in final negotiations to star in Disney's adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods.

Johnny Depp Sunglasses
Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes

The musical tells the story of a baker and his wife, who must reverse a witch's curse in order to have a child.

Along their journey, the meet several characters from famous Brother's Grimm fairy tales, including Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Rapunzel.

Streep would play the evil witch, with Depp presumably up for the role of the baker.

Into the Woods first ran on Broadway in 1987, with music and lyrics by Steven Sondheim. Rob Marshall will direct the film.

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