The film follows a Baker (James Corden) and his wife, who try to lift a curse put on their family by an evil witch. The couple travel into the woods to confront the witch and demand that she undo the spell cast on them. During their journey, they run into a group of classic fairy tale characters including Rapunzel, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood.
Johnny Depp is playing the wolf alongside Meryl Streep, who will be portraying the evil witch. Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal are teaming up to play self absorbed princes of Cinderella and Rapunzel. Emily Blunt will be taking the role of the baker's wife with Christine Baranski portraying Cinderella's mean-spirited stepmother.
Rob Marshall is directing from a screenplay provided by James Lapine. The studio will begin production this fall.