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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says

Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says

Something "Wicked" this way comes — and it could arrive in theaters as early as next year. Development is underway on a big-screen adaptation of "Wicked," the popular stage musical taking a revisionist approach to "The Wizard of Oz," according to film and theater producer Marc Platt. Platt recently told Film Divider that 2016 is "a loose goal" but also hedged, "the bar is very high for the creators of 'Wicked.' Our show is still so strong everywhere … Audiences enjoy that show so much that we are intending to move forward on the movie but aren't going to do so until we're satisfied in the material we have as...

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