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Are 'Wicked' Movies Impacted By SAG-AFTRA Strike? Unfortunately, Yes

We just received an update on the two Wicked movies and it’s not a good one.

Fans had hoped that the films – which are scheduled to hit theaters on November 27, 2024 and November 26, 2025 in two parts – had finished filming ahead of the SAG-AFTRA strike so that post-production could begin. It’s unclear how long the actor’s strike could last, but projections say it could last months – or even until the end of 2023.

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Both 'Wicked' Movies Have New Release Dates Now

The Broadway musical Wicked is currently being made into a movie that will extend over two parts and the two films both have new release dates.

It was previously announced that Wicked Part One had changed dates from December 25, 2024 to November 27, 2024.

Director Jon M. Chu has now revealed that Wicked Part Two has a new release date as well.

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'Wicked' Movie Set - See All the Photos of the Massive Production!

The Wicked movie is coming to life!

The highly anticipated film adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical is well underway, with filming taking place near Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom.

Filming started earlier this year, and is set to continue until August 4.

Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo star in the Jon M. Chu production as Glinda the Good Witch and Elphaba, respectively.

Wicked is based on Gregory Maguire‘s 1995 novel of the same name and was first performed on Broadway in 2003.

Michelle Yeoh and Jeff Goldblum will also star.

The movie will be split into two parts, with the first arriving on November 27, 2024, and the second coming a year later in 2025.

Scroll through to see all of the photos of the set so far…

Jon M. Chu Speaks Out About The Dark, First Look Photos From 'Wicked' Movie That Were Released

  • Wicked director Jon M. Chu has reacted to criticism over the very dark, first look photos from the film – Just Jared Jr
  • Brie Larson claims she doesn’t have a home or plan in new interview – Celebitchy
  • Nicholas Hoult has never watched this project of his own – Popsugar
  • Asher Angel approves of this fan-casted role for himself – Just Jared Jr

First Photos of Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo in 'Wicked' Movies - See Their Glinda & Elphaba Costumes for the First Time!

It’s the first look at Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo in the Wicked movies!

The 29-year-old singer and actress, who stars as Glinda, and the 36-year-old actress, who stars as Elphaba, are featured in the first look photos from the highly anticipated films.

“You weren’t told the whole story. What happens when you veer off the Yellow Brick Road?” director Jon M. Chu captioned the first photo set on his Instagram on Sunday (April 16).

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'Wicked' Movies Director Shares New Updates from Set: 'It's All Happening'

Jon M. Chu, the director of the upcoming Wicked movies, is speaking out with updates from the set of the films.

The 43-year-old filmmaker – who is the director films like Step Up, Crazy Rich Asians, and In the Heights – took to his Twitter account this past week to talk about working on the upcoming musical.

The long-awaited film adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical will be split into two parts. The first part will be released on December 25, 2024 and the second part will hit theaters on December 25, 2025.

Nearly the full cast of the movies has been announced already!

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'Wicked' Director Jon M. Chu Responds to Viral Rumor About the Film

Jon M. Chu, the director of the upcoming Wicked movies starring Cynthia Erivo as Elphana and Ariana Grande as Glinda, is responding to a major rumor that has been circulating online.

This time, the rumor came from a Twitter account that made a claim about filming.

Click inside to find out the rumor and get the truth…