Kendrick will be joining fellow actors Johnny Depp("The Long Ranger"), Meryl Streep("August: Osage County"), Chris Pine("Star Trek Into Darkness") , Jake Gyllenhaal("End of Watch"), and James Corden("Can a Song Save Your Life?").
In the story, a childless couple trying to have a baby explore several fairy tales and the consequences of the character's wishes and desires.
Originally set on stage, "Into the Woods" won 10 nominations at the 1988 Tony Awards. The music and lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim and book and direction were by James Lapine. Lapine also has provided the script for the film.
Anna Kendrick can currently be seen in "Rapture-Palooza", and she is at the moment finishing up work on "Get a Job". She is also in post-production phases with "Happy Christmas".