Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Watch Jon M. Chu’s “Wicked” Trailer, Starring Ariana Grande And Cynthia Erivo

Watch Jon M. Chu’s “Wicked” Trailer, Starring Ariana Grande And Cynthia Erivo

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Get ready to fly and defy gravity. Watch the fantastical trailer for “Wicked,” the big-screen adaptation of the record-breaking Broadway musical of the same title. “Wicked” the movie features an all-star cast led by Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba, and Ariana Grande as Glinda.

“I want people to see ‘Wicked’ and experience it in a way they’ve never experienced it before,” says director Jon M. Chu. “I want them to feel what I felt going into that theater for the first time. I want to make them laugh, to make them sing, to make them feel that after they’ve watched it they’ve been changed for good.”

“Wicked” is the untold story of the witches of Oz. The movie adaptation stars Emmy, Grammy and Tony winning powerhouse Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba, a young woman misunderstood because of her unusual green skin, who has yet to discover her true power, and Grammy-winning, multi-platinum recording artist and global superstar Ariana Grande as Glinda, a popular young woman gilded by privilege and ambition, who has yet to discover her true heart. The two meet as students at Shiz University in the fantastical Land of Oz and forge an unlikely but profound friendship. Following an encounter with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, their friendship reaches a crossroads and their lives take very different paths.

The film also stars Oscar® winner Michelle Yeoh as Shiz University’s regal headmistress Madame Morrible; Jonathan Bailey (“Bridgerton,” “Fellow Travelers”) as Fiyero, a roguish and carefree prince; Tony nominee Ethan Slater (Broadway’s “Spongebob Squarepants”) as Boq, an altruistic Munchkin student; Marissa Bode in her feature-film debut as Nessarose, Elphaba’s favored sister; Emmy winner Peter Dinklage as Dr. Dillamond, and pop culture icon Jeff Goldblum as the legendary Wizard of Oz.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jon M. Chu (“Crazy Rich Asians,” “In the Heights”), “Wicked” opens in cinemas November 27. #WickedMoviePH

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