Bridgerton Star Jonathan Bailey in upcoming with Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo Wicked film directed by Jon M. Zhu ( Jon M. Chu) confirmed Wednesday.
Bailey is a recurring protagonist in the Netflix Bridgerton series in which he plays Anthony Bridgerton and also appears on stage, Most recently produced Mike Bartlett’s play, Cock on the West End. He has also appeared in musicals including 2019 West End Revival Company. He will be at evil .
Variety first reported that Bailey was negotiating roles, and Chu Wanning followed up on Twitter on Wednesday to confirm, writing , “He’s perfect, they’re perfect. They’ll be perfect together. Born forever…I’m too excited to pretend this It didn’t happen. We have a Fiyero!”
As announced in April, Wicked movie will be split into two movies. The first movie is scheduled to premiere in December 25, 2024 and the second Scheduled for Christmas 2025.
Erivo as Elphaba and Grande as Glinda.
Universal has been developing this movie since . Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, the film is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz , about the friendship between Elphaba, the evil witch of the West, and Glinda, the good witch. Fiyero is the main love object in the story.