Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo just announced on their Instagram handles that they landed parts in Universal’s Jon M. Chu directed feature adaptation of the Broadway smash Wicked.
Erivo will play Elphaba while Grande will portray Glinda.
The project is currently in development with production set to start in summer 2022 in the U.K. Pic is being produced by Marc Platt through his Universal-based Marc Platt Productions. Senior Executive Vice President of Production, Erik Baiers and Vice President of Production Development Lexi Barta will oversee the project on behalf of Universal Pictures.
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