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Tracey Ullman to join Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp in 'Into the Woods'?

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Tracey Ullman could be joining the cast of Into the Woods.

The comedian is in talks to join an all-star cast in Disney's adaptation of the Broadway musical, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Tracey Ullman, 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' premiere, January 2013

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Tracey Ullman



Ullman is eyeing the role of Jack the Giant Killer's mother in the film, which will be directed by Chicago's Rob Marshall.

Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Christine Baranski, Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Pine are already attached to the movie.

The tale centres around a couple who venture into the dark woods to confront a witch (Streep) who has cursed their family.

On the way they meet various fairytale characters including Rapunzel, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf (Depp).

Into the Woods is due to start filming in the autumn.

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