Wicked Part 1 & 2

(Post Production)

Release Date2: 
    Wicked Part 1: November 22, 2024
    Wicked Part 2: November 26, 2025
Language:  English
Production Company:  Marc Platt Productions, Universal Pictures
Distribution:  Universal Pictures
Producers:  Marc Platt, David Stone
Director:  Jon M. Chu
Screenplay:  Winnie Holzman, Stephen Schwartz
Based on the musical:  Wicked
Original Novel:  Gregory Maguire
Music and lyrics:  Stephen Schwartz
Cinematography:  Alice Brooks
Category:  Musical, Fantasy
Countries:  U.S.A.
Principal Filming:  2022-2023
Running Time: 
Elphaba  ....   Cynthia Erivo
Glinda  ....   Ariana Grande
Madame Morrible  ....   Michelle Yeoh
The Wizard  ....   Jeff Goldblum
Fiyero  ....   Jonathan Bailey
Boq  ....   Ethan Slater
Nessarose  ....   Marissa Bode
Pfannee  ....   Bowen Yang
ShenShen  ....   Bronwyn James
Miss Coddle  ....   Keala Settle
Dr. Dillamond  ....   Peter Dinklage
Avaric  ....   Aaron Teoh
Professor Nikidik  ....   Colin Michael Carmichael

Michelle Yeoh

Cynthia Erivo

Ariana Grande

Ethan Slater

Jeff Goldblum

Jonathan Bailey

Keala Settle

Wicked News: 
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(07/01/24) Universal Pictures announced that the first part of Wicked film adaptation will hit theaters November 22nd, a few days earlier than previously planned. (Hollywood Reporter)

Video: Wicked - Official Trailer   (03:32)

Welcome to Shiz University. Visit.

(05/14/24) Wicked teaser video   (00:15)

Video: Wicked Featurette - A Passion Project   (02:35)
IGN: Wicked - Official 'A Passion Project' Featurette

Official Website
Universal Pictures: Wicked

Wicked cast

(04/10/24) Collider: New 'Wicked' Footage Casts a Spell At CinemaCon

(the Universal Pictures and Focus Features presentations at CinemaCon 2024
at the Colosseum Theater at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, April 10. "Getty" photos)

Vanity Fair: nside Wicked: Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo Talk Glinda and Elphaba
People: Wicked Director Confirms Movie Musical Uses Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo's 'Live Vocals'

(02/11/24) Universal Pictures video: Wicked - First Look   (01:00)

Variety: 'Wicked' Trailer: Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo Defy Gravity in First Look at Movie Musical
People: Wicked First Trailer: See Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo in First Footage from Movie Musical

Wicked Filming Wraps, Ariana Grande & Jon M. Chu Share Celebratory Messages
Michelle Yeoh Explains Why She Almost Passed on 'Wicked' Role

(11/30/23) Cinemablend: Wicked's Jonathan Bailey Was The Only Actor Who Could Film Amid The Actors Strike, And His Experience Sounds Wild

Director Jon M. Chu celebrates the end of the SAG-AFTRA strike

Footage from 'Wicked', starring Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo, Leaks

(07/21/23) Variety: 'Wicked' Had 10 Days Left of Filming Before Strike Shut Down Production, Says Stephen Schwartz

WICKED Movie Shuts Down Production Following SAG-AFTRA Strike
'Wicked' Movie Set Completely Abandoned As SAG-AFTRA Strike Begins

(07/08/23) DailyMail: Cynthia Erivo gets stuck into character in green face paint to play Elphaba on the highly-anticipated Wicked movie on set in Surrey

"Wicked" set photos in Surrey, England

(06/20/23) Jon M Chu announces second Wicked movie’s earlier release date

(05/31/23) DailyMail: Epic new set of Shiz University for Wicked movie

(1-3) Cynthia Erivo and Michelle Yeoh on Wicked filming set in Buckinghamshire, UK

EW: Michelle Yeoh says taking her Wicked movie role was a 'risk'
People: Michelle Yeoh Says Making Her First Musical 'Wicked' Is a 'Risk': 'Trying Something New'

People: See Ariana Grande and 'Wicked' Costar Jonathan Bailey Laugh Together on Set in England

ScreenRant: Wicked Movie Set Photos Reveal Michelle Yeoh's Madame Morrible
DailyMail: Wicked EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Yeoh seen as Madame Morrible for the FIRST TIME as she joins Ariana Grande on Buckinghamshire set of the highly-anticipated movie version of the Broadway musical

'Wicked' Dazzles CinemaCon with First Footage of Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo in Character
Universal Casts Spell On CinemaCon With Early Look At 'Wicked Part 1' With Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo & Michelle Yeoh
The Wicked movie looks massive and beautiful in first "rough" glimpses at CinemaCon

(04/18/23) Wicked first look -
Entertainment Tonight video: Ariana Grande SINGS as Glinda on Set of 'Wicked'   (02:28)
People: See Ariana Grande in Full Glinda The Good Witch Costume on 'Wicked' Set

(04/11/23) Some photos of a Wicked film set in Buckinghamshire, England.     video   (00:13)

Land of Oz village   (photos from "OK! Magazine" and "Twitter")

(03/24/23) Jeff Goldblum Confirms Role in 'Wicked' Movie Musical, Talks "Very Good" Witches Cynthia Erivo, Ariana Grande

(03/15/23) 'Wicked' Movie Moves Up Release Date From Christmas to Thanksgiving 2024

(03/09/23) According to DailyMail, Michelle has also been working with a vocal coach to polish her performance as Madame Morrible. Filming of the two-part film will last until at least July.

Variety: Michelle Yeoh Worried About Being Recast in 'Wicked' Movies After Producers Heard Her Sing
Comicbook: Wicked: Why Michelle Yeoh Was Worried She Would Be Recast in Movie Adaptation

(02/17/23) Hollywood Reporter: Michelle Yeoh on "Hearing Angels Sing" on Set of 'Wicked'

(02/10/23) Video: Michelle Yeoh talks about working in Wicked 1 & 2   (00:43)
Filming has been taking place in London.

Screenrant: Wicked Movie Director Drops Lots Of Details In Excited Tweet Thread
Vogue: Michelle Yeoh is joining Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo and Jonathan Bailey in Wicked

(01/14/23) Variety interview at the BAFTA Tea Party: Michelle Yeoh starts work on Wicked next week  (00:21)

(01/11/23) Billboard: Michelle Yeoh Is 'Looking Forward' to Filming 'Wicked' With Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo: 'Those Two Are So Adorable'

Deadline: Michelle Yeoh Boards Universal's 'Wicked' Films
Variety: Michelle Yeoh to Star in 'Wicked' Movies as Madame Morrible
Indiewire: Michelle Yeoh Cast as Madame Morrible in Jon M. Chu's 'Wicked'
Collider: 'Wicked' Adds Michelle Yeoh as Madame Morrible
Empire: Michelle Yeoh Will Be Wicked's Madame Morrible

Wicked is an upcoming epic musical fantasy film dapted to the screen by Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz from their 2003 stage musical of the same name, which is in turn based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Gregory Maguire and characters from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Directed by Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians), Wicked is scheduled to begin principal photography in January, with the two-part film being shot back to back. The first Universal Pictures film is set to be released Dec. 25, 2024, with the second coming the following Christmas.

The Wrap (Feb 2021): Jon M Chu to Direct 'Wicked' Adaptation at Universal

Official Website
Universal Pictures: Wicked
IMDb: Wicked: Part One
Wikipedia: Wicked: Part One
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