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Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande constitute the global viewers’ attention “All About the Wicked” movie cast.

This covers the dates of premiere and the topicality of the movie trailer, and also other information that we need know about this adaptation.

Wicked has the director of the recently released blockbuster film finally confirmed.

Universal’s film adaptation of the Tony-winning Broadway musical ⁠— which is based on the 1995 novel Wicked: Gregory Maguire’s bestseller The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West that initially appeared in 2016 is going to be crafted into Bradley Cooper’s movie. Now, a few months after that statement, we fill in some more details about the production.

In November 2021, Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande were picked to fill the leading roles as Elphaba and Glinda. In the month of April 2022, the director Jon M. Chu drops more hints about the details of the film as well as that the film will now be released in two separate installments.

The situation that everybody didn’t want to overburden the music scenes or the characters’ importance with too many scenes, Chu said that the creative team found the solution in having the adaptation into two movies which gave them a larger canvas. “The space is all about allowing us to expand dish and tell this particular story the way it should be told,” he concluded.

As we keep abreast of the developments around the film, you can find all the details that have been confirmed regarding the movie right here.

How does the casting of the movie fit into the tale of Wicked?

This project has already had Erivo and Grande as two actors on board.

Sustaining the hype and excitement that led up their casting being announced, Kristin Chenoweth- the actress who originated the role of Glinda in Wicked on Broadway- gave her blessing upon seeing this pair during the preparation.


Idina Menzel who played Elphaba on the original Broadway production was among the stars who showed some love to Erivo and Grande, posting ” Congrats to two amazing women. May this moment mark a change in your lives for the better and forever and ever as ours did. So much love !”

As the shooting commenced in September of 2022, Chu made an official announcement that one of the stars of Bridgerton Jonathan Bailey is amongst the main cast, playing the role of Fiyero. “Ideal, we said, the actors took their perfect and we fell in love with them,” the director wrote. “They’d be perfect together. Perpetuity made for born… . I have been thrilled to the core to keep a straight face when all this is on. We have a Fiyero!!!! 

In October 2022, According to an article in Variety, Jeff Goldblum was rumored to be the next character to play the Wizard, and in December 2022, they reported that Michelle Yeoh, the Oscar-winner, would possibly join the film to play a role as Madame Morrible. In Jimmy Kimmel’s show on March, 2023, the mysterious question came forth, whether or not Goldblum is the maestro: he stated that the actresses (Grande and Erivo) are really “good”.

In May 2023, Yeoh in Fukuoka, Japan, Yeoh attends film festival, announced she to play role of Li Na. “At the moment, I am in the process of doing something different, which is the filming of the musical ‘Wicked’ that is being made by Jon Chu, a first time appearance for me.” She said this.

According to Yeoh, this film was the most exciting project for her. So she took this chance, even though she knew it was a bit of a risk, but you will never know how it is going to work out before you try.

The cast also includes SpongeBob SquarePants: As per Variety, the musical will be led by Ethan Slater as Boq, Marissa Bode as NessaRose, Bowen Yang as NickChelle,

Bronwyn James as Shoughfen, Keala Settle as MisCodle, Aaron Teoh as Avaric, and Colin Michael Carmichael as Prof Nikidik.

Announced in April 2024, the role of the actor Peter Dinklage in playing Dr. Dillamond, a professor of history who was a goat at Shiz University was played by him.

Who will supervise Wicked movie development?

Tony-award winner Stephen Daldry was planned to be the director, but he happened officially to withdraw from the production in October of 2020.

Among the directors who vied to helm the Fantastic Four movie, Jon M. Chu, the genius behind the films Crazy Rich Asians and the musical movie adaptation of Broadway’s In the Heights, was hired in February of 2021.

To add, some such numbers including original cast members, likewise, will be back for the film too. One of the star production musicals, ‘Wicked,’ will come into the cinemas, when Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman – the authors of its music and lyrics – and Marc Platt – a producer – move the screenplay to the big screen.

What specific elements and changes will the Wicked movie have from the musical version?

Erivo said that SAG label Awards’ red carpet had an interesting thing to show on 22nd Jan 2022, which is the dissimilarity between the original and the movie adaptation of Wicked.

“This is not going to be anything like you have ever seen, it’s going to be a surprise!” she adds for Entertainment Tonight. “I reckon we’re learning the magic of [it] as we place our spin on it. I mean, understandably, there will be a deviation from familiar material and a story about two sisters.”

Is there a trailer for Wicked’s movie?

Wicked the Musical will feature an original musical track and four new songs, with three fresh and one cut from the Broadway production. Schwartz has revealed a demo recording session for “Aladdin” in July 2022. A trailer for the movie was released in April 2023, featuring Glinda and Erivo in the same costumes as the book. The ultimate trailer was unveiled in May 2024, showcasing the sumptuous scene design, costumes, and performances.

When is Wicked film being released?

The film will be made in two parts in 2024, with part 1 being available that same year and part 2 coming out the following year. At first it was planned for Dec. 22, 2021, to be released but due to infrastructures’ disruption by COVID-19, the release date was delayed. In Chu’s teaser trailer for present day, December 2024, he said, that the Wicked movies would follow on ” successive Christmas holidays.

The second part, “Wicked. November 26, 2025 ” is in the schedule.

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