Streep plays The Witch, next door neighbor to The Baker and The Baker’s Wife, in this musical directed by Rob Marshall from the stage musical written by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim. The Witch has placed a curse on the house of The Baker and The Baker’s Wife and gives them three days to gather certain items she needs if they wish to have the curse reversed. Co-starring Amy Kendrick, Chris Pine, James Corden, Emily Blunt, and Johnny Depp.
This witch is quite different. Her whole reason for being is to reverse a curse that has been placed on her. She sets in motion all sorts of devices and things to reverse this curse and sets everybody’s lives into upheaval.