PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.
To help get the project green-lit, several actors and actresses (most of whom did not appear in the film) attended a table read, including: Nina Arianda (as The Baker's Wife), Christine Baranski (Cinderella's Stepmother), Tammy Blanchard (Florinda), Victoria Clark (Cinderella's Mother/Granny/The Giant), James Corden (... ...
Anything can happen in the woods. May I kiss you?
Baker's Wife: Uh...
Cinderella's Prince: Any moment we could be crushed. Don't feel rushed
Baker's Wife: This is ridiculous, what am I doing here? I'm in the wrong story!
Baker's Wife: Wait, we can't do this! You have a princess!
Cinderella's Prince: Well, yes, I do.
Baker's Wife: And I have... a...
When the stepmother tosses the pail of lentils into the fireplace, the pail contains barely enough lentils to cover the bottom. When Cinderella and the birds have placed them back inside, the pail is full within a couple of inches of the top. And when Cinderella later presents the pail to her stepmother, it is again not very full.
There are no opening credits. The title does not appear until the end of the film.
$31,051,923 (USA) (28 December 2014)