UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 17 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures has announced it will release a movie version of the stage musical Wicked on Dec. 20, 2019.
No casting has been revealed yet for the project.
Stephen Daldry is to helm the film adaptation of the musical, which is based on Gregory Maguire's novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West -- an alternative telling of L. Frank Baum's classic Wizard of Oz stories.
The musical phenomenon WICKED comes to the big screen. In theaters 12.20.19. pic.twitter.com/rFojgh56oH— Universal Pictures (@UniversalPics) June 16, 2016