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NBC's 'The Wiz Live' Adds Ne-Yo & Common to the Cast!

NBC's 'The Wiz Live' Adds Ne-Yo & Common to the Cast!

NBC’s The Wiz Live! has just added some new cast members to the production.

Ne-Yo will be joining the cast as the Tin Man, Elijah Kelley will be the Scarecrow, and Common has been cast as the Gatekeeper in Oz!

The announcement was made at NBC’s 2015 TCA Summer Tour panel.

The new cast members join already announced Queen Latifah as the Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, and Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em. Uzo Aduba will play Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, and Amber Riley will play Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North.

The Wiz Live! will air on December 3.

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