“Wicked”: Cynthia Erivo’s new film challenges to play the “bad witch” Elphaba


On November 5th, the starring role in the movie version of Universal Pictures “Wicked” was officially announced.

ynthia Erivo will play Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Ariana Grande will play Glinda, the Good Witch of the North.

“Wicked” was filmed by Jon M. Chu, who started from directing operas. The specific filming plan of the film has not been released yet.

"Wicked": Cynthia Erivo's new film challenges to play the "bad witch" Elphaba

The movie version of “Wicked” is based on the Broadway musical of the same name. The original musical is known as one of the most watched dramas in the world.

Since its premiere of “Wicked” in 2003, it has attracted more than 50 million viewers and has a strong audience base.

The movie version of the story is based on a magical country full of wizards, witches, magic and spells.

Elphaba and Glinda met for the first time at Sitz University, and the two girls who seemed impossible to be friends formed a deep friendship.

However, after meeting the magical wizards of the Kingdom of Oz, their friendship has reached a crossroads, and the road of life has never been different.

It is reported that “Wicked” will tell modern women’s thinking and pursuit of kindness, friendship, love, independence and growth through a unique perspective.

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