Something wicked this way comes. And by wicked, we mean it in the best possible way.
“Thank goodness,” Grande captioned in a series of photos, echoing what her entire fanbase was thinking.
Grande’s affection for Wicked goes deep, and includes her appearance in “The Wizard and I” on NBC’s A Very Wicked Halloween back in 2018.
Grande will play Glinda, Erivo will portray Elphaba for Jon M. Chu’s cinematic adaptation.
Like magic, the Twittersphere lit up on the announcement as fans shared their thoughts with messages and memes.
Check out some of the top tweets below.
Goooood Newwwws!!! The incredible #CynthiaErivo and @ArianaGrande will be our Elphaba and Galinda in @WickedMovie @UniversalPics Get ready for a match up like you’ve never seen!!! In pink and green!!! pic.twitter.com/t1eH82mCe7
— Jon M. Chu (@jonmchu) November 5, 2021
— victoria (@vocallyariana) November 5, 2021
— Cady Casellas 🇨🇺🎙 (@CadyCasellas) November 5, 2021
— ✨ Sonny ✨ (@SonnnyBoii) November 5, 2021
— Dave 🎄🎄🎄 (@DavePollard98) November 5, 2021
.@ArianaGrande has just SURPRISE ANNOUNCED she will be in the “Wicked” movie
this is a massive career change! pic.twitter.com/7gVypjTkTH
— grande updte (@grandeupdte) November 5, 2021
Ariana current/2022 schedule
– The Voice
– r.e.m beauty
– Don't Look Up
– Wicked pic.twitter.com/IlscFG3tvz
— Ariana World HQ (@ArianaWorldHQ) November 5, 2021
— brenda (@makeupwithu) November 5, 2021