Entertainment Maren Morris cries after receiving callback for Nessarose in Wicked
Amanda Seyfried 'bent over backwards' for Wicked movie audition but lost role to Ariana Grande
Amanda Seyfried 'bent over backwards' for Wicked movie audition but lost role to Ariana Grande The Mamma Mia! actress has been open about how much she wants to play Glinda in the movie adaptation of the stage musical, and in a new interview with Backstage, she confirmed she had an audition for the role.
On Thursday, Grammy winner Maren Morris cried tears of happiness after receiving a callback for Universal's two-part, big-screen adaptation of the $3B-grossing Broadway musical, Wicked.
'Y'all, I literally don't even care - yes I do - if I go beyond this callback,' the Texan-born 32-year-old - who boasts 3.9M social media followers - said via.
'Because this is, like, 14-year-old Maren getting to achieve something, like, was never in reach. It just never felt possible, so thank you for being on this journey with me. We'll see where it goes. I'm just really happy.'
Maren went on to give a shout out to Kristin Chenoweth, who had: 'You go baby! Told ya you could do it!'
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'Thank you, Kristin, for inspiring me to buck up and just send a self tape in. I don't know what to say,' Morris sniffed.
The 54-year-old Tony winner famously originated the role of Glinda the Good Witch during Wicked's first nine-month run at Manhattan's Gershwin Theatre between 2003-2004.
And while the country crooner didn't specifically mention which role she auditioned for - based on her age - it must be for the part of Nessarose, the disabled sister of Elphaba.
Nessarose becomes the Governor of Munchkinland and the Wicked Witch of the East, whose magical Ruby Slippers enable her to walk until Dorothy Gale's house lands on her during the events of The Wizard of Oz.
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Elphaba - who becomes the Wicked Witch of the West - will be played by Cynthia Erivo in director Jon M. Chu's Wizard of Oz prequel based on Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel.
The British 35-year-old - who's only an Oscar away from EGOT status - wason November 4, the same day pop star Ariana Grande was cast as Glinda the Good Witch.
Rehearsals are alreadyin London for Cynthia and the 29-year-old Grammy winner and principal photography is scheduled to begin in November.
On April 26, the 42-year-old filmmakerthat the first part of Wicked would be released on December 25, 2024 and the second part would be released on December 25, 2025.
Did Jordan Peele Dream Up A Huge Nope Sequence Almost A Decade Before The Film's Release?
Apparently, Jordan Peele had a dream about a sequence that was in Nope almost a decade before the film came out.Jordan Peele is a visionary director whose films helped bring out our fear in hypnotism, doppelgängers and now flying saucers. While flying saucers can freak anyone out, this Oscar-winning director can also make audiences afraid of chimps. Jordan Peele had a bit of a premonition of his latest release film, as it seems he dreamed up this terrifying sequence almost a decade before Nope came out.
Original Wicked writer Winnie Holzman as well as the original music and lyricist Stephen Schwartz are both returning for the movie, which will feature a brand new song.
Maren will next bring her 40-date Humble Quest Tour to Missouri's Saint Louis Music Park in Maryland Heights this Thursday.
After Criticism From Judges, America's Got Talent's Rock Star Mia Morris Explains Why She'd Never Do A Cover Song .
Mia Morris rocked out on America's Got Talent with an original song, and shared why she'd still never do a cover after what the judges had to say.Even though Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara had mostly supportive comments for Mia Morris, Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel were less complimentary. Cowell said that he "didn't love the song" and the vocals were "out of tune," although he credited her for not compromising and doing a safe cover song. He said it was "a fantastic mess," but considered it a good thing.