Super Bowl 58 It may be the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, but briefly, all eyes were on another pair: Elphaba and Glinda.
Sunday’s game provided a one-minute look at what’s next for Universal. film adaptation of Wickedwhich will arrive in two parts starting with the first on November 27. The adaptation stars Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo in the lead roles, along with Michelle Yeoh, Jonathan Bailey, Ethan Slater and Jeff Goldblum, among others.
Wicked, the Broadway musical, is based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Gregory Maguire. Set before Dorothy’s arrival in Oz, the prequel story follows Elphaba and Glinda’s journey as students who were once friends before Elphaba became the “Wicked Witch of the West.” Grande plays Glinda and Erivo plays Elphaba in the new films.