Details on the film adaptation of the Broadway blockbuster Wicked, which is currently in development, were revealed during CW3PR's 8th Annual Behind-The-Music: Crime, Death and Resurrection Panel, moderated by Violett Beane July 21 at San Diego Comic-Con.
Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, the show’s composer-lyricist, stated that he is adding four new songs to the film adaptation, three of which are newly written and one of which is a song cut from the Broadway production. Schwartz did not name which cut song will be reinstated.Winnie Holzman, who also penned the show’s book. Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) will direct.
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