Movie News: First Look at Johnny Depp in 'Into the Woods'; Creepy 'Woman in Black 2' Trailer

Movie News: First Look at Johnny Depp in 'Into the Woods'; Creepy 'Woman in Black 2' Trailer

Oct 23, 2014

Into the Woods

Into the Woods: Heading to theaters on December 25, Into the Woods is an ambitious stage-to-screen adaptation featuring a plethora of familiar storybook characters. New photos from the musical showcase Johnny Depp (as a wolf), Anna Kendrick (as Cinderella), Emily Blunt (as the Baker's Wife), and Meryl Streep (as a witch), all looking quite colorful. []


Alexander the Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

I.Q. 83: Charlie Kaufman, known for offbeat movies (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation), will next tackle a rewrite of I.Q. 83, based on a 1978 novel by Arthur Herzog. Steve Carell is set to star as the leader of a group of scientists who inadvertently unleash a virus that steadily lowers the intelligence of its victims. Kaufman is planning a satirical version of the straightforward novel. [Deadline]


Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus: Gods and Kings: Religious authorities in Egypt have objected to the release of Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings in their country, on the basis that any depiction of prophets or religious figures is prohibited. Earlier this year, Darren Aronofsky's Noah was banned on that basis, but Minister of Culture Gaber Asfour believes individuals should be able to decide for themselves if they want to see the movie or not. Time will tell how things will work out. [Deadline]


The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death

The Woman in Black: Angel of Death Trailer: The first full trailer for horror sequel The Woman in Black: Angel of Death sets the dangerous scene in London during World War II, prompting an orphanage to relocate a group of children to the countryside. Instead of finding peace and calm in an old house, however, they discover a menacing spirit. The movie opens in theaters on January 2. [MovieClips]




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