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6 July 25th, 2013 Former B&B Star, Mackenzie Mauzy Cast as Rapunzel In Film Adaption of Into The Woods!

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More former soap stars are hitting the big screen in Disney’s motion picture musical, Into The Woods, an adaption of the Broadway hit by Stephen Sondheim.

According to,  Mackenzie Mauzy, who fans remembers as Phoebe on The Bold and The Beautiful, which she then followed with Broadway turns in shows A Tale Of Two Cities, Next To Normal, and the 2011 Chicago production of White Noise, has landed the leading role of Rapunzel in the movie musical!

The stunning cast already includes:  Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, and as we previously announced, Billy Magnussen (Ex-Casey, ATWT)!  Into The Woods  is being directed by Rob Marshall and is set to hit theaters Christmas 2014!

So what do you think of Mackenzie cast as Rapunzel? Excited to see her and Billy Magnussen on the big screen? Share your comments below!

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  1. Mad/hatter says:

    Such a talented cutie!


  2. bc says:

    mackenzie mauzy’s acting really improved when phoebe was killed off. Nope to anything w/ emily blunt after her new film w/c is called “edge of tomorrow” and is being promoted by her and tom cruise at nerdy convention. They changed title from “all you need is kill” w/c is a storyline abt a japanese soldier. But of course tolerant hollywood casts tom cruise to portray a Japanese soldier. Yet another whitewashing movie from racist hollywood w/c bashes Asian americans. Racist hollywood won’t cast a Japanese american actor who’s unknown for a Japanese char. Yet hollywood casts unknown mackenzie mauzy bec her race is not a hindrance to her getting cast.

    Flop depp makes this movie even worse. His soap opera remake “dark shadows” flopped. But his film “lone ranger” was disney’s worst flop and it was really racist to Native americans. depp doesn’t even know his tribe and says he is 1/16th native american. Would hollywood have cast an unknown actress who is 1/16th white to portray rapunzel? Of course not. But hollywood won’t cast Native american actors to portray tonto despite the lack of roles for Native american actors. Such tolerance.


  3. TheHugoBoss says:

    Michael, can we request for people to be susoended from posting please. It’s becoming offensive reading someone group everyone in Hollywood entertainment as racist on every other post dispite the topic being something that has absolutely NOTHING to do with race!
    I understand people defending causes they care about…or issues that are important to them, but bc’s post are really starting to cross the line and frankly take away the fun of reading comments for fear being constantly offended!


    Mo replied

    “Starting”? Line has been crossed.

    I agree that offensive posts should not be allowed. It does detract from the reading.


  4. Mo says:

    Still miss her on B&B. I think she’s a great addition to the movie. Don’t know the story, but I know she’ll be great.


    Annette replied

    She was so good on B & B.
    I miss her too : ((((
    I am happy for her though, getting the role of Rapunzel!!! : )))


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