Ariana Grande has reached the halfway point in filming the highly anticipated and long-awaited movie adaptation of the Broadway musical ‘Wicked.’ The 29-year-old singer and actress, known for her powerful vocals, will portray the role of Glinda, with Cynthia Erivo starring as Elphaba. The cast and crew have been diligently working to bring this beloved musical to the big screen.
On April 3rd, Ariana shared a behind-the-scenes photo on Instagram, featuring her and her dog Toulouse on set. Although the image was blurry, her heartfelt caption gave fans a glimpse into her feelings and experiences during the filming process. Ariana expressed immense gratitude for the opportunity and her admiration for her co-star and “twin flame/sister” Cynthia Erivo, with whom she has developed a strong bond.
Ariana also praised the “thoughtful, brilliant, compassionate, and warm” director Jon M. Chu, as well as the incredible cast and crew she has been working with. She shared how the filming experience has been transformative, helping her heal and grow in ways she never expected. Ariana admitted that she didn’t want the journey to end and wished to remain in the magical world of Oz forever.
Responding to Ariana’s post, Cynthia Erivo commented, “My sweet sweet sister. I love you so so much, this time has been so transformative, I cannot imagine my life without you in it!! More beautiful days in Oz ahead, and more in our lives !!! Stuck with me!! ????????????”
As the filming of ‘Wicked’ continues, fans around the world eagerly await the release of this enchanting movie adaptation. With Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo leading the cast, it’s sure to be a spellbinding experience.