Jun 19, 2014 02:52 PM EST

Stephen Sondheim Discusses Disney's Into the Woods Adaptation

Stephen Sondheim Discusses Disney's Into the Woods Adaptation
Disney will be releasing their version of "Into the Woods" this year, but don't expect it to be quite as racy as the original musical.

According to Stephen Sondheim, quite a bit will be altered to bring the movie up to Disney's more family friendly standards. "You will find in the movie that Rapunzel [Mackenzie Mauzy] does not get killed, and the prince [Chris Pine] does not sleep with the [Baker's Wife, played by Emily Blunt]", he said in an interview.  He went on to say, "You know, if I were a Disney executive I probably would say the same thing... censorship is part of our puritanical ethics...There has to be a point at which you don't compromise anymore, but that may mean that you won't get anyone to sell your painting or perform your musical. You have to deal with reality."

While he had to make many compromises, it didn't change his mind about working with the company.  
 
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"Into the Woods" will be released Christmas Day.  
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