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Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey To Be Depraved’s Fiyero

We have recognized for some time that Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo are starring in Jon M. Chu’s formidable (and two-part) adaptation of stage musical Depraved. A giant new piece of the puzzle has been discovered, as Bridgerton‘s Jonathan Bailey will play Fiyero.

Depraved, in case you were not already conscious, was initially drawn from Gregory Maguire’s novel, which tells the untold story of Galinda and Elphaba, the witches from The Wizard Of Oz. The film comes through the stage manufacturing’s e-book author Winnie Holzman and Academy Award successful composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz.

Erivo’s Elphaba is the younger witch who will go on to change into the notorious Depraved Witch of the West, however who’s significantly misunderstood. Grande, in the meantime, performs the formidable, fashionable Glinda (altering her identify barely).

Fiyero is the Large Man on Campus, a celebration animal who prefers having a great time to pondering and will get engaged to Galinda. However his true emotions for Elphaba floor and he helps her to flee, ending up captured by the Wizard’s guards, and tortured. A spell Elphaba casts to attempt to save him as a substitute — spoiler alert! — transforms him into the scarecrow. Chu took to twitter to verify Bailey’s casting…

The 2 components of Depraved are at present scheduled to land in cinemas for Christmas 2024 and a yr later in 2025.

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