Wicked is an upcoming American musical fantasy film helmed by director Jon M. Chu, featuring a screenplay penned by Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz. The film serves as an adaptation of Holzman and Schwartz’s renowned stage musical of the same name, which itself draws inspiration from Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. Rooted in the rich lore of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its iconic 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film adaptation, Wicked promises to bring a fresh cinematic perspective to this beloved tale. This article covers everything about the budget and box office collection of the Wicked film in detail.
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Wicked 2024 Movie Budget
Wicked Part 1 which is scheduled to be released in 2024 is made on a whopping budget of US $145 million. On the other hand, the second part of Wicked is made on a budget of US $165 million. The total budget of the Wicked Movie is US $310 million.
Wicked Movie Box Office Collection Prediction
Wicked Movie is expected to earn more than US $500 million at the box office. However, the first part of the film is expected to earn around US $200 million while the second part is expected to net more than US $300 million.
Wicked Movie Cast
- Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba Thropp, a young woman born with green skin who later becomes the Wicked Witch of the West
- Ariana Grande as Glinda Upland, a popular young woman who later becomes Glinda the Good
- Michelle Yeoh as Madame Morrible, the headmistress of Shiz University
- Jeff Goldblum as the Wonderful Wizard of Oz
- Jonathan Bailey as Fiyero Tigelaar, a Winkie prince who meets Elphaba and Glinda at school
- Ethan Slater as Boq, a Munchkin in love with Glinda
- Marissa Bode as Nessarose Thropp, Elphaba’s paraplegic younger sister who later becomes the Wicked Witch of the East
- Bowen Yang as Pfannee, one of Glinda’s college friends
- Bronwyn James as ShenShen, another of Glinda’s college friends
- Keala Settle as Miss Coddle, a new character created for this film
Wicked Movie Budget and Cast FAQs
1- What is the budget of the Wicked Movie?
Wicked has a total budget of US $310 million.
2- How much is the budget of Wicked Part 1?
Wicked Part 1 has a budget of US $145 million.
3- Who plays the Wicked Witch in the Wicked film?
Cynthia Erivo plays the lead character of Wicked Witch.