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Ariana Grande Putting New Music on Hold While Filming WICKED Movies Photo Ariana Grande Putting New Music on Hold While Filming WICKED Movies
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

During a Q&A for her beauty brand, R.E.M. Beauty, Grande shared that she has not started working on a new album due to devoting her time to filming The Voice and preparing for her Wicked audition. Now, as production on the films begin this summer, Grande will be focusing completely on playing Glinda.

Wake Up With BWW 4/27: WICKED Movie Will Be in Two Parts, A STRANGE LOOP Reviews, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/27: WICKED Movie Will Be in Two Parts, A STRANGE LOOP Reviews, and More!
by - Apr 27, 2022

Today's top stories: the Wicked movie will be split into two parts, read reviews for A Strange Loop, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations, and more!

WICKED Movie To Be Released In Two Parts Photo WICKED Movie To Be Released In Two Parts
by BWW Staff - Apr 26, 2022

It was just announced by Jon M. Chu that the WICKED movie will be released in two parts. The films will be released a year apart, beginning with the 2024 Holiday season.

Everything You Need to Know About the WICKED Movie Photo Everything You Need to Know About the WICKED Movie
by Michael Major - Apr 16, 2022

The hit Broadway musical Wicked is officially coming to the big screen! BroadwayWorld collected all the information we could about the upcoming film - including who's starring, what roles haven't yet been cast, and what will change from stage to screen.

VIDEO: HBO Shares ONE PERFECT SHOT Original Documentary Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Shares ONE PERFECT SHOT Original Documentary Series Trailer
by Michael Major - Mar 15, 2022

The series will feature prolific filmmakers Patty Jenkins, Aaron Sorkin, Kasi Lemmons, Jon M. Chu, Malcolm D. Lee and Michael Mann, as well as blockbuster films including “Wonder Woman,” “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “Harriet,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Girls Trip and Heat.”

Kristin Chenoweth Reveals the Advice She Gave to Ariana Grande About Playing Glinda i Photo Kristin Chenoweth Reveals the Advice She Gave to Ariana Grande About Playing Glinda in WICKED
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Kristin Chenoweth has revealed the advice she has given to Ariana Grande as she prepares to 'pass the wand and the crown' to the pop star, who will star as Glinda in the upcoming Wicked film adaptation.

Cynthia Erivo Talks Preparing for WICKED Film with Ariana Grande on SAG Awards Red Ca Photo Cynthia Erivo Talks Preparing for WICKED Film with Ariana Grande on SAG Awards Red Carpet
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022

On the red carpet for the SAG Awards, Cynthia Erivo opened up about preparing to work alongside Ariana Grande in the upcoming film adaption of Wicked. Erivo discussed her first time meeting with Grande, starting production on the new film, and the new 'spin' that director Jon M. Chu is putting on the hit musical.

Ariana Grande Visits WICKED on Broadway Photo Ariana Grande Visits WICKED on Broadway
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 20, 2022

Ariana Grande shared praise for the show's leads, Lindsay Heather Pearce and Brittney Johnson, on her Instagram story, stating, 'You were so very, very brilliant. Truly an honor to see and hug and hear and witness you both. I am weeping!!!!!!!!!!!!! Still!!!!!! Words simply do not suffice. Everyone was so remarkable. I feel so deeply thankful to have experienced this this tonight. Floating!'

10 populares artistas que comenzaron en Teatro Musical Photo 10 populares artistas que comenzaron en Teatro Musical
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 18, 2022

Desde Fred Astaire a Tom Holland, grandes estrellas de la mĂşsica y del cine dieron sus primeros pasos en Teatro Musical.

The Academy Announces Lineup for Third Annual Global Movie Day Photo The Academy Announces Lineup for Third Annual Global Movie Day
by Michael Major - Feb 11, 2022

Featured across the Academy’s social channels will be exclusive content from Zazie Beetz, Halle Berry, Cher, Jon M. Chu, Ariana DeBose, Ali Fazal, Danny Glover, Eiza González, Tom Hanks, Aldis Hodge, Scarlett Johansson, Marlee Matlin, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Rodriguez, J.K. Simmons, Amandla Stenberg, Diane Warren, nd Reese Witherspoon. 

Jon M. Chu Videos

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Possible WICKED Movie Cameo on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Possible WICKED Movie Cameo on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

During an appearnace on The Tonight Show, Kristin Chenoweth commented on the recent news that Ariana Grande would be playing Glinda in the new film adaption of Wicked. When asked about the possibility of making a cameo in the film, Chenoweth shared her idea of how she and original Elphaba Idina Menzel should make an appearance in the film.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and the IN THE HEIGHTS Creative Team in a Never-Before-Seen VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and the IN THE HEIGHTS Creative Team in a Never-Before-Seen Clip
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2021

In the clip, watch as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Quiara Hudes, Bill Sherman, Alex Lacamoire, and Andy Blankenbuehler figured out how to end the musical's big number, 96,000.

VIDEO: Jimmy Smits Talks IN THE HEIGHTS Opening at Tribeca Film Festival on LIVE WITH VideoVIDEO: Jimmy Smits Talks IN THE HEIGHTS Opening at Tribeca Film Festival on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN!
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2021

Jimmy Smits talks about coming back to New York after 14 months and being at the opening of the Tribeca Film Festival.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jon Chu Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS on CBS THIS MORNING! VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jon Chu Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS on CBS THIS MORNING!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2021

They also discussed the return of Broadway and why the industry needs to be more diverse.

VIDEO: Leslie Grace Reveals Hardest 'In The Heights' Dance Scene on THE KELLY CLARKSO VideoVIDEO: Leslie Grace Reveals Hardest 'In The Heights' Dance Scene on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2021

Leslie Grace plays Nina Rosario in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights,' which will be released in theaters and on HBO Max this Friday, June 11th. 

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, Not Getting Advice From Lin-Manuel Miranda VideoVIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, Not Getting Advice From Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2021

In the interview, Ramos talked about getting his career start in Radio City Music Hall, and teased his album Love and Lies. He also talked about stepping into Lin-Manuel Miranda’s role for the movie adaptation of In the Heights, and how Miranda didn't offer him much advice.

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks About Filming IN THE HEIGHTS on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN! VideoVIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks About Filming IN THE HEIGHTS on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN!
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

Ramos talks about why he had one of his best on-set experiences while filming the movie.

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Explains Why the World Needs IN THE HEIGHTS- Out Today! VideoVIDEO: Anthony Ramos Explains Why the World Needs IN THE HEIGHTS- Out Today!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2021

You can catch In the Heights in theatres and on HBO Max starting today, June 10. Until you do, catch up with Anthony Ramos and hear more behind-the-scenes stories with BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview.

VIDEO: Watch a Clip of '96,000' from the IN THE HEIGHTS Movie! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Clip of '96,000' from the IN THE HEIGHTS Movie!
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2021

What would you do with 96Gs? The characters from the new In the Heights film ponder that very question in a new clip of '96,000.'

VIDEO: Watch a Closer Look at IN THE HEIGHTS From THE OSCARS! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Closer Look at IN THE HEIGHTS From THE OSCARS!
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2021

The film adaptation of 'In The Heights' premieres on June 10th!