Jonathan Bailey is in conversation with joining the cast of Jon M. Chu’s “Evil” films.
The “Bridgerton” star will have Fiyero in the two-impact highlight transformation featured by Ariana Grande as Glinda and Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba. The Widespread Pictures films are set for discharge on Christmas in 2024 and 2025.
“Underhanded” is a prequel to “The Wizard of Oz,” recounting the narrative of how Elphaba turned into the Fiendish Witch of the West and Glinda the Great Witch.
“We chose to give ourselves a greater material and make one ‘Mischievous’ film as well as two!” The Chu wrote in a proclamation while declaring the two-parter. “With more space, we can recount the narrative of ‘Mischievous’ as the stars have aligned just right told while carrying much more profundity and shock to the excursions for these cherished characters.”
Stephen Schwartz, who wrote the music and verses for the first Broadway show, is adjusting the “Underhanded” screenplay with Winnie Holzman. The melodic opened on Broadway in 2003 and keeps on running, acquiring more than $1 billion on Broadway. The show is second just to “The Lion Lord” as the most elevated earning Broadway melodic ever.
Marc Platt will deliver the movies for his inclusive-based Marc Platt Creations. David Stone will likewise deliver. General’s senior chief VP of creation Erik Baiers and VP of creation advancement Lexi Barta will administer the venture.
In July, it was declared that Bailey will play Matt Bomer’s adoration interest in “Individual Explorers,” Kickoff’s restricted series transformation of Thomas Mallon’s novel of a similar name. Bailey as of late featured in a West End creation of the Mike Bartlett play “Chicken.” He won a Laurence Olivier Grant in 2019 for his work in the London creation of “Organization.”
Bailey is addressed by Mysterious Substance, Conway van Gelder Award Ltd, CAA, Pertinent and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller, Gellman, Meigs, and Fox.