Universal Pictures’ release of WICKED PART 1 will move from December 25, 2024, to Wednesday, November 27, 2024 – wide.
Next holiday season, WICKED, the record-shattering, Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon becomes a gravity-defying cinematic sensation.
The feature-film adaptation of the untold story of the Witches of Oz is directed by electrifying filmmaker Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians, In the Heights) and is produced by Marc Platt (La La Land, Bridge of Spies, Trial Of The Chicago 7) and David Stone.
Wicked, based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire, is adapted for the screen by the stage production’s book writer Winne Holzman and by legendary Academy Award® winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. The Broadway stage musical is produced by Universal Stage Productions, Marc Platt, the Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.