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Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal Eye Into the Woods

The Chris Pine half of “Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal.”

You know the big screen version of Into the Woods, the one that’s going to star Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp? Yeah, Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal are thinking of joining that. Here’s a good sentence about the situation, courtesy of THR: “Deal-making hasn’t quite begun but the two actors met and even sang for director Rob Marshall for their respective parts and are expected to receive offers to join the star-studded cast.” These would be the first singing roles for both guys. They’d play “Cinderella’s Prince and Rapunzel’s Prince, brothers who are pompous and self-absorbed.” Unrelated but essential note: Gyllenhaal and Pine can both realllly grow beards.

Chris Pine, Jake Gyllenhaal Eye Into the Woods