The first trailer for Wicked: Part One was shared at the start of Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Ariana Grande was seen in her rose gold dress as Glinda the Good Witch. She was wielding Glinda’s recognizable star-shaped wand, a billowing dress with puffed sleeves and a crown.
Also shown was Cynthia Erivo, who plays Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West.
The film is the upcoming two-part film adaptation of the hit 2004 Broadway musical Wicked.
The film is about an unlikely friendship that develops between Elphaba and Glinda, two warring witches in the magical land of Oz.
Elphaba is wrongly portrayed as an evil witch as she seeks to expose the fraudulent and corrupt wizard who rules the land.
The first part will be released on November 27, 2024. The second part will be released on November 26, 2025.
The first trailer for Wicked was shared at the start of Sunday’s Super Bowl. Ariana Grande was seen in her rose gold dress as Glinda the Good Witch. She was wielding Glinda’s recognizable star-shaped wand, a billowing dress with puffed sleeves and a crown.
Also shown was Cynthia Eriv, who plays Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West.
The trailer shows the first part of a two-part adaptation of the Broadway musical.
The rest of the cast includes Michelle Yeoh, Jonathan Bailey, Ethan Slater, Jeff Goldblum, Marissa Bode, Keala Settle, Bronwyn James, Adam James and Bowen Yang.
The trailer begins with Ariana’s Glinda arriving by boat at a school. Then Cynthia’s Elphaba arrives in her black suit.
Ariana looks at her and says in a surprised voice, “You’re green.”
Cynthia is charming as the Wicked Witch as she explains that “bad things” are happening around her.
Glinda and Elphaba are then seen teaming up to fight a bigger problem. Yeoh and Blum were also spied on.
This trailer comes after Ariana’s emotional post about finishing Wicked, where she met her boyfriend Ethan Slater.
Ethan plays Boq, a resident of Munchkinland, in the upcoming film based on Gregory Maguire’s best-selling novel and the hit Broadway musical adaptation.
The trailer begins with Ariana’s Glinda arriving by boat at a school.
She is dressed all in pink with a cute hat and looks confused.
All the school children dressed in blue and gray stare at the Wicked Witch.
Then Cynthia’s Elphaba arrives in her black suit. Ariana looks at her and says in a surprised voice, “You’re green.”
Cynthia is charming as the Wicked Witch as she explains that “bad things” are happening around her. She then sees Glinda and Elphaba teaming up to fight a bigger problem.
Jeff Goldblum is also seen in his black suit.
Michelle Yeoh was also seen as Madame Morrible.
The landscape is colorful and striking.
Fields of pink, purple, blue and yellow can be seen from miles away.
The castle has a magical and ancient feel at sunset.
Serving as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, it explores the narrative before Dorothy’s arrival and delves into the ancient friendship between the characters Elphaba and Glinda.
“I will never forget even a minute of my years with (Glinda),” Ariana wrote on her Instagram Story. ‘Or you. or my Cyn. Permanently and preferably intertwined.’
She continued, “I am inexplicably grateful to have been able to add so many soaked lashes to the collection.”
A black and white silhouette photo was shared last month, highlighting Cynthia flying through the air while Elphaba
“I will never forget even a minute of my years with (Glinda),” he wrote on his Instagram Story. ‘Or you. or my Cyn. permanently and preferably intertwined’ (pictured with her co-star Cynthia Erivo)
The film’s director, Jon M. Chu, also received recognition.
“Thank you, Jon, for leading the way with such compassion, openness, brilliance and kindness,” he concluded. ‘I’ve never seen anyone run a space like you do. I love you a lot.’
The sweet farewell comes after Ariana released her first single since 2021.
Yes, and? She seemed to point to the hate she received from her because of her affair with her boyfriend Ethan, whom she began dating shortly after her split from Dalton Gomez.
Repeatedly asking: ‘Yes, so?’ She urges listeners to reflect on why they feel compelled to comment on her life.
‘Your business is yours and mine is mine,’ the pop princess also sings, before adding: ‘Why do you care so much about who I am?’
Ariana found herself under public scrutiny in July when rumors circulated about her dating her Wicked co-star Ethan just days after news of her breakup with Dalton surfaced.
To add to the surprise, Ethan had recently ended his marriage to Lilly Jay, his high school sweetheart.
They welcomed their first baby together in August 2022 and he filed for divorce from her in July 2023.
A separate behind-the-scenes snap showed the silhouette of Prince Fiyero, played by Fellow Travelers star Jonathan Bailey.
On set she met her boyfriend, Ethan Slater, who plays Boq, a resident of Munchkinland.
To mark the end of her days as Glinda the Good Witch, the Thank U, Next singer, 30, shared a behind-the-scenes image of her silhouette, with the caption “handprint on my heart,” referencing to the song For Good. , from the hit 2003 musical Wicked
The steamy number also comes after it was reported that Ariana and Ethan had taken their relationship to the next level in November, with the Dangerous Woman singer now living with her Wicked co-star in New York City while he stars in Spamalot.
The couple met in December 2022 on the UK set of the film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Wicked.
Both couples announced they had split within days of each other in July 2023, with Ariana announcing her split from Dalton just three days before confirming her new relationship with Ethan, who then filed for divorce from Lilly.
Yes, and? serves as the title track for Ariana’s long-awaited seventh studio album, which she began teasing in late December.
The pop icon released her latest studio album, Positions, in 2020.
Wicked is expected to hit theaters in November 2024.