This just in a special release from Walt Disney Pictures the Into the Woods featurette with never before seen interviews from Golden Globe nominees Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, James Corden, Director Rob Marshall and Stephen Sondheim.
Into the Woods Featurette
Cool Facts about Into the Woods
- Production on “Into the Woods” began in September, 2013 at Shepperton Studios and on
locations throughout England. To see all the cool Into the Woods film locations click here.
- Stephen Sondheim has received eight Tony® Awards, more than any other composer in
history. He has won seven times: Best Music and Best Lyrics for “Company” (1971); and Best
Score for “Follies” (1972), “A Little Night Music” (1973), “Sweeney Todd” (1979), “Into the
Woods” (1988) and “Passion” (1994). His eighth honor was a 2008 Special Tony Award for
Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
- The foundation of the Woods set, built on Stage H at Shepperton Studios, was made up of
2,000 tons of soil, over 600 ferns, acres and acres of ivy and countless pallets of moss and
- 95 percent of the trees used on the Woods set were real trees, which included 30-foot pine
trees and hundreds of 25-foot oak tree branches, the leaves of which had to be removed and
replaced with artificial ones (so they would last longer). The remaining five percent were fullsized
whimsical trees constructed from plaster.
- There were four cows cast to play Milky-White. Their names were Tug, Diamond, Two Fold
- Rapunzel’s hair in the film is 20 feet long. The braid is made from real hair and weighs
almost six pounds.
- The music for the film was pre-recorded over a two-week period at Angel Studios in London
with a 56-piece orchestra, composed of some of the best musicians from the London
Symphony Orchestra and London Philharmonic.
*Cited directly from the Walt Disney Pictures press release
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INTO THE WOODS is rated PG and is now playing in theaters everywhere!