‘Wicked’ Movie Not Likely To Happen Anytime Soon

In a recent interview for Coming Soon Marc Platt revealed that a movie adaptation of the popular Broadway musical is years down the line.

One hit musical, which created a lot of buzz when it premiered and still has a lot of buzz surrounding it is ‘Wicked,’ which is a wild re-imagining of ‘The Wizard Of Oz,’ which centres on the wicked witch.

In a recent interview for Coming Soon Marc Platt revealed that a movie adaptation of the popular Broadway musical is years down the line.

The producer explained that he is in no rush to make the new motion picture as the stage show is still incredibly popular with fans.

“The movie of Wicked is still a number of years down the line,” he said. “We’ve just started its development, because the show’s still so strong with eight or nine companies around the world.

“That’s coming in the future. That’s why I haven’t been in a hurry, because it works so well on stage and audiences are enjoying it.

“It’s not a timely story, it’s a timeless [story], so I’ve been very sanguine to let folks explore it theatrically and when we’re ready we’ll make a movie.”

The musical, Which features the song ‘Defying Gravity’ has recently become the 13th longest running show in West End history.
It has now been seen by over 42 million people in 13 different countries, and has starred a range of celebrities worldwide including Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Lee Mead and Matt Willis.

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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