Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo Star in 'Wicked' Trailer Unveiled at 2024 Super Bowl
"Wicked Part 1" trailer starring Ariana Grande and Cynthia Evio unveiled during Super Bowl 2024. Film to be released in two parts.
The highly anticipated musical 'Wicked Part 1', starring Ariana Grande and Cynthia Evio, has unveiled its official trailer during the Super Bowl 2024. Directed by Jon M. Chu, this big-screen adaptation tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire, which was originally inspired by L. Frank Baum's 1900 novel 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'. The film serves as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, delving into the backstory of the iconic characters, Elphaba and Glinda, played by Evio and Grande, respectively.
The star-studded cast also includes Michelle Yeoh as Madame Morrible, Jonathan Bailey as Fiyero Tigelaar, Ethan Slater as Boq, Bowen Yang as Pfannee, and Jeff Goldblum as the Wizard of Oz. 'Wicked' will be released in two parts, with 'Part 1' hitting theaters on November 27.
Director Jon M. Chu explained the decision to split the film into two parts, stating that they wanted to stay true to the source material and provide a bigger canvas to tell the story as it was meant to be told. This approach allows for more depth and surprise in the journeys of the beloved characters. Fans can expect an immersive and captivating experience as they witness the origins of the Wicked Witch of the West and the Good Witch unfold on the big screen.
Ariana Grande took to Instagram to share the exciting news, generating buzz and anticipation for the film's release. With the star power of Grande and Evio, combined with the enchanting world of Oz, 'Wicked Part 1' is poised to be a must-see cinematic event. Mark your calendars for November 27 and get ready to be spellbound by the magic of 'Wicked'.