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Theatrical Masterpiece, ‘Wicked,’ Will Grace Cinemas This November

Theatrical Masterpiece, ‘Wicked,’ Will Grace Cinemas This November

Theatrical Masterpiece, Wicked, Will Grace Cinemas This November

I guess, it’s not just Elphaba who’ll defy gravity— one could argue that ‘Wicked‘ also defies the odds by branching out from theaters. Great news, Broadway babies, as Universal Pictures released a trailer, announcing the movie’s arrival this Thanksgiving!

Theatrical Masterpiece, Wicked, Will Grace Cinemas This November

“After two decades as one of the most beloved and enduring musicals on the stage, Wicked makes its long-awaited journey to the big screen as a spectacular, generation-defining cinematic event this holiday season.”

The teaser itself has sparked an array of reactions from fans — which made the movie more anticipating and exciting

The trailer has garnered four million views with 109K likes, making this masterpiece a much-awaited movie adaptation.

It starts with its main theme, ‘Defying Gravity‘ and it’s back, better than ever. Matched by the quality cinematography and great actors and actresses, we are excited to see this musical masterpiece!

Way back in 2023, they already released their first appearance for the film starring Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba and Ariana Grande as Glinda. Moreover, the casting also includes Michelle Yeoh as Madame Morrible. And Ethan Slater, known for his role in the infamous Spongebob musical, is portrayed in this movie as Boq.

Exploring the Comparison between the Musical and its Cinematic Adaptation

What can we expect from the movie? In a 2022 interview from Entertainment Tonight, Cynthia, who portrayed Elphaba, revealed that the film will closely follow the plotline of the beloved musical.

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However, she hinted at several distinctions to set apart the cinematic adaptation from the live musical. With the advantage of film production, anticipation builds for added cinematic magic to enhance the experience!

Moreover, music takes center stage in this production. All thanks go to the movie’s music director, Stephen Oremus, and choreographer Will Loftis. They, along with the talented dancers, brought life and magic to the movie.

If you’re like me who’s also fond of musical plays, this story is one of those musicals we wanted to see live, as a child. And this year, Universal Pictures has granted us with a gift of magic. Let’s all dive into the magical world of ‘Wicked’ this November 27!
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