Last Friday, Broadway.com reported that whenever Universal Pictures finally begins to shoot the big screen version of Wicked, it just may be in 3-D.
Broadway.com quotes Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz, who says, "It'll probably be in 3-D because that's where all [movies] are going." Of course, not everyone is enamored by 3-D filmmaking. Esteemed critic Roger Ebert is among those who makes a pretty good case against the technology.
Now that Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth have apparently been told they're "too old" to recreate their stage turns as Elphaba and Glinda, respectively, on the silver screen, the search is on for actresses who can attract audiences. In the Broadway.com interview, Schwartz mentions the possibility for casting the younger Idina Menzel-doppelgänger Lea Michele, as well as "meeting" director Ryan Murphy. But neither is on board yet with the film version that Schwartz said remains "a twinkle in our eye" for the time being.
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