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NBC Debuts First Look at 'The Wiz Live' Cast (Photos)

NBC Debuts First Look at 'The Wiz Live' Cast (Photos)

The first image of the cast of NBC’s The Wiz Live has been released and it features stars David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, and Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow.

The musical is a re-imagining of the classic movie The Wizard of Oz and it is set to air as a three-hour live event on Thursday, December 3.

Also featured in the cast are Queen Latifah as The Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, Uzo Aduba as Glinda, Amber Riley as Addaperle, Common as Bouncer, and Broadway’s original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em.

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  • SoCal Indi

    Will be interesting how the ratings are on this “can’t write anything new” show.

  • b324

    I doubt I’ll watch, but they all look amazing, especially David Alan Grier.

  • Heather

    This racist bullshit. Fuck this shit!

  • JoseCuervo

    Don’t see anything racist here