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Evan Rachel Wood to star in “Strange Magic”

Evan Rachel Wood to star in “Strange Magic”

sophie anne02True Blood’s Queen Sophie Anne, Evan Rachel Wood will be one of the voices in Disney’s new, “Strange Magic,” a musical animated feature film inspired by William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Here’s the official description from Disney:

“Strange Magic” is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.

Seven-time Academy Award winner Gary Rydstrom is directing the film from a screenplay penned by David Berenbaum (“Elf”), Irene Mecchi (“Brave,” “The Lion King”) and Rydstrom.

Several Broadway stars, including Kristin Chenoweth, are among the voice cast, which also includes Evan Rachel Wood, Alan Cumming, Maya Rudolph, Sam Palladio, Alfred Molina, Elijah Kelley, Bob Einstein, Peter Stormare and newcomer Meredith Anne Bull.

Music producer Marius de Vries (“Moulin Rouge”) serves as musical director and composer.

The film is due out Jan. 23, 2015.

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2 Comment responses

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    November 11, 2014

    Should be a delightful film.  Congratulations to Evan Rachel Wood.


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    November 11, 2014

    A  terrific cast.  Kudos to ERW.


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