The ultra-popular musical, Wicked, is finally being adapted into a big-screen movie at last. Based on the stage show that debuted in 2003 by Stephen Schwartz, itself based on the classic tale The Wizard of Oz, is coming as a major motion picture from filmmaker Jon M. Chu (In the Heights, Crazy Rich Asians). This week, Chu shared a first look at pictures from the upcoming live-action film via Twitter.
The long-awaited, highly anticipated film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical, Wicked, is getting a change in release dates. Director Jon M. Chu recently announced that the film is actually moving its release date up a month ahead of schedule.
The moment Wicked fans laid eyes on the news, one thing popped into our heads. “Loathing, unadulterated loathing!”
Universal’s adaptation of the iconic Broadway show ‘Wicked’ has found its Elphaba and Glinda The Good Witch in Cynthia Erivo (Widows) and Ariana Grande.
The Wicked movie lost Stephen Daldry as its director last Fall, but Universal Studios has finally found a replacement.