The Wicked film adaption will now start prinicpal images in November soon after an comprehensive rehearsal system commencing in August.
Deadline stories that the yr-extensive filming method will just take put at the freshly-developed Sky Studios in Elstree, England. Director Jon M. Chu and writers Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz are currently preparing for the rehearsals in England.
As previously described, Ariana Grande, who is established to enjoy Glinda in the approaching movie adaption, experienced arrived in England earlier this thirty day period. Grande’s arrival for the movie coincides with the U.K. start of her R.E.M. Splendor line.
The Wicked film will be produced in two areas, the 1st being launched throughout the 2024 vacation time and the upcoming aspect being introduced the yr following. Composer Stephen Schwartz just lately teased that the very first film will likely close immediately after “Defying Gravity,” the closing selection of act a person in the phase musical.
Grande will be joined by Cynthia Erivo, who will star as Elphaba. Further casting for the movie has not still been introduced.
Final evening, Erivo played a solo effectiveness at the Royal Albert Corridor for the BBC Proms, which will stream on BBC in the Drop. Erivo mentioned that she is now headed to Hawaii for a getaway before returning to the U.K. in August to get started rehearsals. Erivo attended a overall performance of the Broadway production of Wicked in June.
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