Universal sets a release date for Tom Hooper's Cats movie musical, taking the spot previously reserved for the Wicked adaptation (which is moving).
Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver) is circling Fox 2000's untitled Hans Christian Andersen musical fantasy, which features songs by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked).
Wicked lyricist/composer Stephen Schwartz, speaking at Comic-Con, confirms that the film adaptation of the musical features brand-new songs.
Wicked is set to defy gravity as Universal Pictures sets an official 2019 release date for the Broadway musical adaptation.
Marc Platt, who is producing the 'Wicked' musical adaptation, says the project has Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) directing, and could reach theaters by 2016.
ABC and Salma Hayek are currently developing an 8-hour miniseries based on Gregory Maguire's bestselling novel 'Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West.'