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'Wicked' Movie Finally Gets Official Release Date!

It’s official – the movie adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Wicked has been given a release date!

Universal Pictures will launch the highly anticipated movie on December 20, 2019. It is set to be directed by Stephen Daldry and the musical’s original producer Marc Platt will bring it to the big screen.

Winnie Holzman, who wrote the script for the musical, and the show’s composer Stephen Schwartz will work together on the screenplay, according to THR.

While we still have to wait three and a half years, we’re so excited that the news is finally official!

Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Her Picks for 'Wicked' Movie Stars

Kristin Chenoweth has said many times that she does not anticipate playing Glinda in the eventual movie version of the Broadway musical Wicked and now she’s revealing who she wants to star in the film!

The actress was the original star of the musical alongside Idina Menzel as Elphaba.

“For someone in their 20s, I would go for Dove Cameron [as Glinda] and Lea Michele [as Elphaba],” Kristin told VH1. “Someone in their 30s, I would go with Beth Behrs [as Glinda] and maybe Zooey Deschanel [as Elphaba].”

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Kristin Chenoweth’s choices?

'Wicked' 10th Anniversary Celebrated at Tony Awards 2014!

The ladies of Broadway’s WickedJenni Barber and Christine Dwyer – pose backstage before performing together at the 2014 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 8) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The actresses are the current Glinda and Elphaba in the long-running show, which is now celebrating its tenth year on the Great White Way. The ladies sang the sentimental song “For Good” for the audience.

We sure wish they panned to the show’s original and Tony-winning Elphaba, Idina Menzel, sitting in the crowd during the performance!

In case you missed it, make sure to watch Idina‘s show-stopping performance from her show If/Then if you haven’t seen it yet.


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