Watch Meryl Streep's Never-Before-Seen Original Song from Into the Woods

Inside Into the Woods's A-List Cast

When director-producer Rob Marshall set out to bring beloved musical Into the Woods to the big screen, he brought in the big guns to begin.

“I started with Meryl Streep first. That was key. That sort of aligns the stars, and everyone starts to be interested,” Marshall tells PEOPLE. “One of the great things about the piece is that it’s a huge cast, so there’s a big ensemble and wonderful parts to fill. It was exciting to put the whole team together.”

Michelle Williams to Make Broadway Debut – in Cabaret

Michelle Williams, welcome to the cabaret!

The three-time Oscar nominee is set to make her Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theater Company’s revival of Cabaret, opening in April, The New York Times reports.

Williams, 32, will play the lead role of Sally Bowles, made famous by Liza Minnelli in the 1972 film, for which Minnelli won the Oscar.