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Wicked movie: Film version of stage classic heads to cinemas in December, 2019.
The Wicked movie will be based on the long-running Broadway and West End classic.
Wicked movie will head to cinemas in 2019.
It looks like the film version of the hit international musical Wicked has got a release date. The film, which will be directed by Billy Eilliot helmer Stephan Daldry, will head to cinemas on December 20th, 2019, just a few days after Star Wars Episode 9.
The original musical is based on L. Frank Baum’s classic The Wizard of Oz, though it is an alternative story of the witches of Oz, adapted from the book “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” by writer Winnie Holzman. The music and lyrics were composed by Oscar-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin), and both talents will work on the film version’s screenplay. »
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