Journey To Oz: The First Trailer For ‘Wicked’ Has Landed

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February 14, 2024

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Get ready to be transported to a land of green witches, shimmering bubbles, and untold stories as the first trailer for the highly anticipated Wicked movie has landed! Scheduled to enchant audiences in two parts, with the first hitting theaters on November 25th, this adaptation promises a captivating journey behind the Emerald Curtain.

The Stars:

Broadway royalty Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo bring their immense talent to the roles of Glinda the Good and Elphaba the Wicked Witch, respectively. Their star power promises to breathe new life into these iconic characters, offering fresh perspectives on their complex relationship and individual journeys.

A Cast Fit for Oz:

Joining the leading ladies is a dazzling ensemble cast brimming with talent. Jonathan Bailey (“Bridgerton”) portrays the charming Prince Fiyero, while Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants) lends his comedic touch to Boq. The legendary Michelle Yeoh embodies the formidable Madame Morrible, and Jeff Goldblum adds his quirky charm as the enigmatic Wizard.

In a groundbreaking casting choice, newcomer Marissa Bode portrays Nessarose, the Wicked Witch’s younger sister. Bode becomes the first wheelchair-using actor to take on the role, marking a significant step towards inclusivity on the stage and screen.

A Trip to OZ and Beyond:

While staying true to the beloved musical, the film expands the world of Oz with intriguing new characters. Star Keala Settle joins the cast as Miss Coddle, while SNL favorite Bowen Yang brings their comedic talents to the role of Shiz student Pfannee. Bronwyn James, Aaron Teoh, and Colin Michael Carmichael round out the newcomers, creating a vibrant tapestry of characters.

A Legacy of Magic Continues:

Winnie Holzman, the original stage musical’s book writer, penned the screenplay. Composer Stephen Schwartz contributes new songs, adding another layer of enchantment to the experience. Tony-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell brings Oz’s fantastical world to life with dazzling outfits.

Wicked, born from the novel by Gregory Maguire, has captivated audiences since its 2003 Broadway debut. The timeless story of friendship, betrayal, and the power of perception continues to resonate, making it no surprise that it has become the fourth longest-running production in Broadway history.

Prepare for Takeoff:

The first trailer for Wicked promises a visually stunning and emotionally engaging journey. With a talented cast, new songs, and a fresh perspective on this iconic tale, this film will surely ignite imaginations. Experience the magic of Wicked like never before when it takes flight in theaters this November!

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