Universal is relocating the launch of Worthless Component 1 to Wednesday, November 27, 2024 from its initial day of December 25, 2024.
The change makes it possible for the movie to benefit from the Thanksgiving vacation weekend break and also stay clear of straight tentpole Xmas competitors. Component 2 is still set up to launch on December 25, 2025.
Jon M. Chu is routing the unknown tale of the Witches of Oz, starring Ariana Grande and also Cynthia Erivo. The photo is based upon the successful story by Gregory Maguire and also adjusted for the display by the phase manufacturing’s publication author Winne Holzman and also Oscar-winning author and also lyricist Stephen Schwartz.
Initially presented to the Great White Method 2003, Worthless is based upon Gregory Maguire’s successful story of the very same name– itself based upon L. Frank Baum’s 1900 unique The Terrific Wizard of Oz, which was formerly adjusted right into MGM’s traditional 1939 movie of the very same name. It’s an innovator to The Wizard of Oz which takes a look at exactly how the green-skinned Elphaba (Erivo) ended up being the Worthless Witch of the West, along with the hag Glinda’s (Grande) trajectory to coming to be called the Great Witch.
Michelle Yeoh, Jeff Goldbum, Jonathan Bailey and also Ethan Slater likewise star.
Marc Platt is creating via his Universal-based Marc Platt Productions, along with David Rock, with Elder Exec Vice Head Of State of Manufacturing Erik Baiers and also Vice Head Of State of Manufacturing Advancement Lexi Barta managing the job in support of the workshop.
The Broadway phase musical is generated by Universal Phase Productions, Marc Platt, the Araca Team, Jon B. Platt and also David Rock.