Dearest readers, the Wicked motion pictures have actually formally discovered their Fiyero.
Director Jon M. Chu verified onSept 21 that Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey will play Fiyero in the two-part adjustment of the cherished musical, signing up with the similarity Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba and Ariana Grande as Glinda.
“He’s perfect, they’re perfect. They’d be perfect together. Born to be forever…” Chu tweeted about the casting news, imitating lyrics from the tune “Dancing Through Life.”
Bailey– who is best understood for his function as Anthony Bridgerton on Netflix’s Bridgerton— discreetly renowned reserving the function on Instagram, captioning a post onSept 21, “Dancing through,” total with a fitting green heart emoji.
In case you’re not familiar with the acclaimed musical, Wicked follows the relationship of the Wicked Witch of the West (Elphaba) and Glinda the Good Witch prior to the occasions of The Wizard of Oz.
Part of that backstory consists of a years-long love triangle in between the females and Fiyero, a prince and fellow trainee at their school Shiz University.