Wicked first trailer sees Ariana Grande star alongside Cynthia Erivo
2024/02/12

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Ariana Grande appears as Glinda The Good Witch in the teaser trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Wicked. The trailer, released during the Super Bowl, showcases Grande alongside Cynthia Erivo, who plays the character Elphaba Thropp, also known as The Wicked Witch Of The West. The story follows the unlikely friendship between Elphaba and Glinda, two clashing witches in the magical land of Oz. The trailer reveals that Elphaba has green skin and is misunderstood, while Glinda is privileged and ambitious. In the film, their friendship reaches a crossroads after an encounter with the Wizard of Oz, leading them on different paths. The film serves as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, exploring the backstory of the characters before Dorothy's arrival. The rest of the cast includes Michelle Yeoh, Jonathan Bailey, Ethan Slater, Marissa Bode, Keala Settle, Bronwyn James, Adam James, and Bowen Yang. The film will be released in two parts, with Part One premiering in the US on November 27, 2024, and Part Two premiering on November 26, 2025. Grande met her boyfriend Ethan Slater, who plays Boq in the film, during the filming process. Grande expressed gratitude for her experience working on the film and thanked the director Jon M. Chu for his leadership.

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