Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo to play Glinda and Elphaba in ‘Wicked’ musical: Latest updates!!!

Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo: Wicked (film) is a planned musical adaptation based on the book series Wicked. Universal Studios is set to release it, however there is no definite release date owing to several delays. Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo have been cast as the two principal witches in the upcoming film Wicked.Grande will play Glinda, the Good Witch, a character that was first played on Broadway by Kristin Chenoweth, and Erivo will play Elphaba, the misunderstoodIdina Menzel originated the part of the green-skinned Wicked Witch of the West. It is a musical based on Gregory Maguire’s book of the same name. prlequel to The Wizard of Oz, following Elphaba and Glinda as rivals who became best friends in college before splintering apart. Jon M. Chu, who helmed this year’s In the Heights, is directing the future film.  The script will be adapted by Stephen Schwartz, who created the musical’s music and lyrics, and Winnie Holzman, the original author. Erivo has been nominated for a Tony Award, a Grammy Award, and a Daytime Emmy Award.

Emmy for her part in the revival of The Color Purple, and both actresses have performed in musical theatre. Grande began her career on Broadway before landing a role on Nickelodeon’s Victorious and establishing her pop career Her theatrical origins, on the other hand, haven’t left her, as she recently performed “The Wizard and I” at The Wicked 15th Anniversary Special  Check out Grande’s version of Glinda on pop sensation Mika’s “Popular Song,” which is a remix of Glinda’s legendary “Popular. “Universal was said to be producing the picture, which will be directed by Stephen Daldry and written by Winnie Holzman, who wrote the musical’s book Marc Platt, who helped design the musical, will be participating in this project as well as his company’s coproduction of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (film) with New York City.Line Cinema.In 2015, actress Amanda Seyfried contacted him directly to express her interest in playing Glinda and to recommend Anna Kendrick for the role of Elphaba. Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth played Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth in the Broadway original.Elphaba, who would go on to become the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda the Good Witch were played by Chenoweth.Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz, who wrote the Broadway show’s music and lyrics, are developing the script. It increases the level of interest, excitement, and so on. Thus, these are the most recent updates on Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo’s castings as Glinda and Elphaba in the musical “Wicked.”

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