Ariana Grande And Cynthia Erivo The protagonists of the film will be written by the musical “evil” Which prepares Universal.
The two artists announced their inclusion in this film on their Instagram accounts on Thursday.
director john m chooWho triumphed in the romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians (2019), will direct this film.
Chu has experience bringing musicals to the big screen as this year he premiered In the Heights Lin Manuel Miranda and the Quiara Alegría Hudes, which had a very Latin crew led by Anthony Ramos and Melissa Barrera.
“Wicked” is a Broadway musical about the witches from “The Wizard of Oz” (1939).
Erivo will play with Elphaba while Grande will play with Glinda.
It’s the first major Hollywood role for Ariana Grande, one of the hottest pop stars today and this year can be seen with a minor character in Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up (“The Big Short”, 2015).
For her part, Erivo was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for “Harriet” (2019), and also starred as Aretha Franklin in “Genius”.
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