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'Wicked' Movie - Everything You Need to Know

It’s time to paint your face green and grab your pointed hat and broomstick. Evil Move from the stage to the big screen.

A bit of a pop culture mindbender, this movie is based on a musical based on a book, a spin-off of another book that was turned into a movie and then a musical.

or in other words – Evil Found Life in 1995 as a spin-off novel from L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel The Wizard of Oz. . After that, new life was breathed on the stage.

Since its official opening on Broadway in 2003, Evil It has become one of the most popular musical productions of all time. The musical then opened his September 2006 in London’s West End and is still running at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

Since 2004, the film has been rumored to be in development, with all of Lady Gaga and Idina Menzel, who starred in the original, rumored to be cast.

now it’s finally happening crazy rich asians Director John M. Chu in the director’s chair.

Here’s everything you need to know about upcoming events Evil Film adaptation.

When will the evil movie be released?

Evil It splits into two movies. The first movie is due to arrive in cinemas in his December 2024 and the second in December 2025.

Their release date is Evil a film that directly competes with avatar 3 and Taika Waititi’s Star Wars It’s a movie, so don’t be surprised if it moves a bit before that.

Photo: ShutterstockAriana Grande to star in Wicked movie

Why are there two Wicked movies?

Director John M. Chu announced in April 2022 on Twitter: Evil It splits into two movies.

He revealed that this would allow him to tell the full story without leaving some characters on the cutroom floor.

but, West End production in London Evil has a running time of only 2 hours and 45 minutes, so it’s reasonable to expect new stories to be added.

“Last year, as we prepared for this piece, it became increasingly clear that it was impossible to tackle the story. Evil We can make it into a single movie without doing any real damage,” explains Chu.

“When we tried to cut songs and cut characters, those decisions started to feel like fatal compromises to the source material that had entertained us all for years. , decided to give ourselves a bigger canvas instead of just one. Evil Two movies!With more space, we can tell stories Evil It was meant to be told, bringing even more depth and wonder to the journeys of these beloved characters.

Read the full story in the tweet below.

Who is the cast of Evil Movie?

Wicked movie cast, pardon the pun.

After much speculation, pop superstar Ariana Grande and stage and film legend Cynthia Erivo have been confirmed to have landed two lead witches, Elphaba and Glinda.

Bridgerton Hank’s Jonathan Bailey plays the love interest, Fierro. More casting is expected to be announced in the coming months before filming begins in late 2022.

Cynthia Erivo joins the cast of Wicked
Photo: Film4Cynthia Erivo joins the cast of Wicked

What Happens at Wicked?

Evil is the story of a misunderstood young witch, Elphaba, who long before becoming her evil older self becomes the Wicked Witch of the West, as seen in classic MGM musicals. Wizard of Oz.

Elphaba meets the good witch Glinda at school, and after initial clashes, they eventually bond. The self-centered Glinda transforms Elphaba, making her more popular among her students.

As her magical powers develop, Elphaba is granted an audience with the Wizard of Oz, but discovers a sinister plot against the animals of the kingdom. Elphaba clashes with almost everyone except the handsome Prince Fiyero.

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Read our review of the Wicked musical Time Out.