Idina Menzel needs to star within the film adaptation of ‘Wicked.’
The 50-year-old star received a Tony Award for originating the lead position of inexperienced woman Elphaba within the smash hit musical when it opened on Broadway again in 2003 and joked that she would he completely happy to tackle the half as soon as once more for the upcoming display adaptation.
She stated: “If they asked me to do it at the age of 51, I would say, sure — just put a little Vaseline on the lens, throw some green makeup on me, use a little CGI and I’ll look gorgeous!”
However, the movie – which can be launched in two elements between 2024 and 2024 – has already solid Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba and also will star pop singer Ariana Grande as her co-lead Glinda, with the ‘Frozen’ actress occurring to say that it’s “all good” and admits that an excessive amount of time has handed since her star flip within the present.
She advised PEOPLE: “But no, it’s all good. That ship has sailed!”
Her feedback come simply months after former co-star Kristin Chenoweth – who starred reverse her as Glinda the Good Witch within the musical that tells the backstory to ‘The Wizard of Oz’ – claimed it could be “really cool” for her to reunite together with her fellow Broadway veteran in a cameo look within the film and replicate the present’s well-known poster design.
She stated: “Well, I haven’t thought about it…but here’s what I think should happen. I just thought it’d be really cool if the camera panned by and Idina and I were just there and you just saw me [whisper into Idina’s ear].”