Isn’t that good news? The awaited movie adaptation of Broadway’s “Annie” finally arrived after almost ten years of production.
The musical, a mainstay of the Great White Way since its debut in 2004, has undergone numerous discussions and changes regarding a potential film adaptation since it was first made known in July 2012 that Universal was considering doing so.
The show, based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel
Chu shared a screenshot of the news and wrote on Instagram at the time, “Most of my life I have felt out of place, weird and different.” “People liked to be filmed, so I hid behind my camera so I could vanish. I used my short films to impress people in order to feel appreciated. In every way, I felt GREEN. However, after viewing Winnie Holzman’s and Stephen Schwartz’s
The director revealed on social media in November 2021 that Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo had been cast in the parts of Galinda and Elphaba, respectively, following a protracted casting process.
He posted a photo to Instagram with the caption “These two witches!!” and included screenshots of his FaceTime conversations with the two singers. When I revealed to @cynthiaerivo and @arianagrande that they would be playing Elphaba and Galinda in the @WickedMovie for @unistudios, it was an emotional moment.😭😭😭watch out for what they bring! It is extraterrestrial. Ahhhhh!!!”
Idina Menzel, the original Elphaba, was quickly alerted to the casting rumors that were going viral and wrote on Instagram, “Congrats to two amazing women. May it, as it did for us, forever improve the quality of your life. a lot of love. @arianagrande @cynthiaerivo💚💖.”
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