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BRIDGERTON Star Jonathan Bailey to Play Fiyero in Jon M. Chu’s WICKED — GeekTyrant


Sep 23, 2022

Bridgerton actor Jonathan Bailey, who we additionally know from Broadchurch and Crashing, has all however signed on the dotted line to star in director Jon M. Chu’s massive display adaptation of the Broadway hit musical, Depraved. Chu Tweeted:

“He’s excellent, they’re excellent. They’d be excellent collectively. Born to be without end….. I’m too excited to faux this hasn’t been occurring. We have now a Fiyero!!!! #JonathanBailey #Depraved.”

Bailey will play Fiyero within the two-part function adaptation headlined by Ariana Grande as Glinda and Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba. The Common Footage movies are set for launch on Christmas in 2024 and 2025.

Depraved is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, telling the story of how Elphaba turned the Depraved Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch.

Chu wrote in an announcement when asserting the two-parter:

“We determined to present ourselves a much bigger canvas and make not only one ‘Depraved’ film however two! With extra space, we will inform the story of ‘Depraved’ because it was meant to be advised whereas bringing much more depth and shock to the journeys for these beloved characters.”

Stephen Schwartz, who penned the music and lyrics to the unique Broadway present, is adapting the Depraved screenplay with Winnie Holzman.

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