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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:10pm

Wow. Is it really happening? 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:13pm

I'm just gonna go ahead and believe it when I see it. 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:14pm

Yea, me too.

 

There are a million things that could back-burner this.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:15pm

I'm just enjoying that of all the Elphies, they used Lindsay's photo

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:20pm

Right now this doesn't even explain if it's a live action or animated (that was also talked about at some point)... holding out for more info.

Also, yes, it seems really silly to give a date 3.5 years in advance. Anything can happen in that time...

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:20pm

THR is going to continue to update the article as soon as more information comes in.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:20pm

This is the first time I’ve seen a legitimate news source provide an actual, concrete date (as opposed to speculation about its release). I’m going with it and I am SO ABOUT IT.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:22pm

The only interesting part of this press release is that Winnie Holzman is no longer working on the screenplay. Gregory McGuire is doing it now.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:27pm

Stephen Daldry is directing it. So not an animated movie. 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:30pm

This is amazing news (if it is for real this time)! My dream would be for Cynthia Erivo to play Elphaba!!!!

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:31pm

This is your moment Lea Michele! All those Wicked covers on Glee was pretty much an audition. 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:35pm

they haven't done any casting or rehearsals. Could just be throwing this out there just because. Again, I'll believe it when I see it.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:36pm

About f*cking time

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:37pm

_IrisTInkerbell said: "Right now this doesn't even explain if it's a live action or animated (that was also talked about at some point)... holding out for more info.

Also, yes, it seems really silly to give a date 3.5 years in advance. Anything can happen in that time...


 

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Marvel movies and star wars movies have dates that far in advance. Think the new indiana jones has a 2019 date. Its no unheard of these days for major movies to be announced in advance

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:40pm

Alright guys, I gotta go dust off my Boq material, because IT'S HAPPENING.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:42pm

IdinaBellFoster said: "The only interesting part of this press release is that Winnie Holzman is no longer working on the screenplay. Gregory McGuire is doing it now.

 

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The Hollywood Reporter article says:

Writer Winnie Holzman and composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, collaborators on the Broadway show, are reuniting for the film adaptation.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:52pm

_IrisTInkerbell said: "Right now this doesn't even explain if it's a live action or animated (that was also talked about at some point)... holding out for more info.

Also, yes, it seems really silly to give a date 3.5 years in advance. Anything can happen in that time...


 

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Yeah like Britain can vote to leave the EU causing an economic crash around the entire globe that is so big it puts China, US, Brazil, Japan and basically every other country into martial law and the us points all nukes toward Russia causing a nuclear apocalypse killing everyone on the globe except for the people in the Gershwin and circle in the square theatres.

 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:53pm

Lots of things can happen in 3.5 years. However, I'm shocked they'd put this right near the final installment of the new Star Wars trilogy. Nevertheless, I'm definitely excited! Wouldn't be surprised if that date gets tossed around quite a bit though.

 

Really makes you wonder who will star in it since 3.5 years is quite a long time. Heck, we could get 2 new Ariana Grandes in that amount of time that could become top contenders. 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:55pm

Call_me_jorge said: "_IrisTInkerbell said: "Right now this doesn't even explain if it's a live action or animated (that was also talked about at some point)... holding out for more info.

Also, yes, it seems really silly to give a date 3.5 years in advance. Anything can happen in that time...


 

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Yeah like Britain can vote to leave the EU causing an economic crash around the entire globe that is so big it puts China, US, Brazil, Japan and basically every other country into martial law and the us points all nukes toward Russia causing a nuclear apocalypse killing everyone on the globe except for the people in the Gershwin and circle in the square theatres.

 


 

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Not funny, Jorge. 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:57pm

3.5 years really isn't that far off for a major movie like WICKED.  To stay on that trajectory, they would basically have 12 to 18 months to finish the script, and maybe six months after that to complete casting production, etc. the film would likely begin shooting first quarter of 2018. So that will really be here pretty darn fast when you think about it 

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 1:57pm

Call_me_jorge said: " Yeah like Britain can vote to leave the EU causing an economic crash around the entire globe that is so big it puts China, US, Brazil, Japan and basically every other country into martial law and the us points all nukes toward Russia causing a nuclear apocalypse killing everyone on the globe except for the people in the Gershwin and circle in the square theatres."

........... okay?

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 2:03pm

that's was pretty grim, Jorge

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 2:04pm

I hope Jonathan Taylor Thomas is Fiyero.

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Posted: 6/16/16 at 2:08pm

Jorge, WTF?