Christine Baranski Sheds Light on Her Role in 'Into The Woods'

The Emmy and two-time Tony winner plays Cinderella's evil stepmother in the film based on the Broadway musical.
2:18 | 12/22/14

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Transcript for Christine Baranski Sheds Light on Her Role in 'Into The Woods'
Lara, back to you. Christine Baranski lighting up the big screen right now in the adaptation "Into the woods." Deborah Roberts sat down with the star who playing one of the fairytale's most evil characters. Ladies, our carriage awaits. ? Now may I go to the festival ? The festival? ? With the nails and the clothes you would make us the fools of the festival and mort fie the prince ? The festival lasts three nights. Surely you can let me be there for one of them. The king is trying to find his son a wife, knoll a skullry maid. We must be gone. Oh. Sit. Come. Go. Christine. Crazy, crazy. You're so mean. Where did you find the wickedness? I don't know where that comes from. I'm such a nice person. It's so odd. I play these deliciously mean characters with great clothes, lots of attitude. Great one-liners. This has been my career. It's been a pretty great ride. And Cinderella's wicked stepmother, you got the blonde wig, it's a little too big. The clothes are a little too much. They're fabulous. The attitude. The horses. The carriage. The whole thing. It was fun. What do you think of the finished prokt? I adore rob Marshall. He was the perfect director for this. I worked many times with Stephen sondheim. To get to do now a movie version of one of his greatest musicals, um, that's just icing on the cake for me. I watched it just with -- just with awe. I think it's such an incredible rendering of a great stage musical on to the screen. So stunning the. The film is brilliant. It will be great Christmas opening. You bring so much to it. Thank you so much. Go to the woods. "Into the woods" opens nationwide on Christmas day.

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