Malaysian actress Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh continues to make information within the leisure world.
Yeoh, who was just lately named as Time journal’s Icon Of The Year, is ready to star within the film adaptation of the award-winning Broadway musical, Wicked.
The 60-year-old is ready to star alongside Grammy-winning singers Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo, Emmy-nominated actor Jeff Goldbum, Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey and Tony-nominated actor Ethan Slater.
Yeoh will play as Madame Morrible, the headmistress of the college the place Elphaba (Cynthia Erivo) and Glinda (Ariana Grande) are college students.
Director Jon M. Chu, who helmed the hit film Crazy Rich Asians, confirmed the information on Twitter.
“It took one tweet to persuade the ICON (and expensive pal) #MichelleYeoh to play our Madame Morrible within the #WickedFilm.
“Am I the luckiest director on the earth to get to work with her once more? Spoiler alert: sure I’m. Welcome to Shiz,” the 43-year-old filmmaker wrote.
He additionally took to Instagram to gush over Yeoh’s addition to the forged. His Instagram Story was reposted by each Yeoh and Grande.
Wicked tells the story of how Elphaba was the Wicked Witch of the West and the way Glinda grew to become the Good Witch.
The two-part motion pictures are slated for a cinema launch in December 2024 and 2025.