Grasp on in your brooms: A function movie adaptation of the blockbuster Broadway musical Depraved is FINALLY heading to theaters: Common Photos introduced on Friday that it’s scheduled to open on Dec. 22, 2021.
The musical — which has been operating ceaselessly on Broadway because it opened on Oct. 30, 2003 — is a revisionist tackle The Wizard of Oz., as observed in the course of the friendship between the witches Glinda and Elphaba, aka the Depraved Witch of the West.
Idina Menzel gained a Tony Award in 2004 for her efficiency as Elphaba, who’s possibly best possible identified for her music “Defying Gravity.”
Depraved may be the second-highest grossing display in Broadway historical past, surpassing $1 billion in general grosses in 2016. Best The Lion King has made extra.
The display has additionally spawned productions in London’s West finish, in addition to in Australia, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, and South Korea.
It is in point of fact, in point of fact, in point of fact standard, is the purpose.
And now — FINALLY! — Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) will direct a function movie adaptation, from a screenplay via author Winnie Holzman (My So-Known as Lifestyles) and composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Godspell), who respectively wrote the ebook, and the song and lyrics for the Broadway musical.
No forged has been introduced but, and most likely would possibly not be for a while. However that hasn’t stopped Depraved lovers from LOSING THEIR MINDS over the inside track.
Some other people had some reasonably particular emotions.
There may be additionally been a large number of ~hypothesis~ about who may just play the principle roles. And via hypothesis, I imply, Lea Michele, name your agent.
It used to be additionally onerous to forget about that Ariana Grande’s new album had simply dropped.
Particularly since Grande is a big Depraved fan, and carried out the music “The Wizard and I” from the display simply closing 12 months.
The casting for this film goes to be in point of fact attention-grabbing is what I am pronouncing.
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