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Wicked Movie Trailer: Ariana Grande Revealed as Glinda - Latest Update

Ariana Grande stars in "Wicked: Part One" musical adaptation hitting theaters Thanksgiving. Trailer teases iconic songs and star-studded cast.

Universal has released the first trailer for "Wicked: Part One" during Super Bowl LVIII, giving fans a first look at Ariana Grande as Glinda Upland and Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba in this highly anticipated musical adaptation. The star-studded cast also includes Jonathan Bailey, Jeff Goldblum, Ethan Slater, Michelle Yeoh, Marissa Bode, and Bowen Yang.

The teaser trailer offers a glimpse of Oz and a snippet of the iconic song "Defying Gravity," originally performed by Idina Menzel in the Broadway show. Based on Gregory Maguire's novel, "Wicked" reimagines the story of "The Wizard of Oz," presenting Elphaba as a misunderstood young woman who forms an unexpected friendship with Glinda at Shiz University.

The film will delve into the backstory of the Wicked Witch of the West and the Good Witch of the South, exploring their friendship and the events that lead to their eventual roles in the classic story. With new songs not featured in the original Broadway production, "Wicked" will be released in two parts, with the first part hitting theaters this Thanksgiving.

Fans of the musical and the original story can look forward to a fresh take on the beloved characters and an expanded look at the world of Oz. The trailer has generated excitement and anticipation for the release of "Wicked: Part One," setting the stage for a magical and captivating cinematic experience.

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