Vanessa Williams: Meryl Streep got my 'Into the Woods' role!

December 12, 2014 3:27 PM

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NEW YORK – Vanessa Williams played the role of “The Witch” in the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” in 2002, but when it came to casting the big budget Hollywood movie version, another leading lady -- Meryl Streep -- scored the coveted role.

“I would have loved to re-do the role of course," Williams said. "I loved the show. We had a great run on Broadway and Los Angeles.”

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