Twitter Is Rejoicing Over the First Full-Length Trailer for “Wicked”

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The Wizard will tweet out now!... Or however that line goes.

In case you missed it, the first full-length trailer for Jon M. Chu's adaptation of Wicked is officially out—and it's already sending Twitter (or..."X") into shambles. With a theatrical release date of November 27, the over three minute-long trailer has given Broadway fans, Arianators, and general consumers of pop culture a lot to ruminate over in the months to come.

For instance, we finally have our first glimpse at fan favorite songs “Defying Gravity” and “Popular,” sung by Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba and Ariana Grande as Glinda, respectively. We also got a brief preview of Fiyero as played by Jonathan Bailey, who will undoubtedly be taking his leading man charisma from the set of Bridgerton to Wicked. Other details of interest include the whimsical world building for Oz, Grande's impeccable comedic timing, and the recruitment of a CGI goat to play Dr. Dillamond.

Below, we've rounded up all the funniest reactions to the trailer. Keep scrolling to see them all.

The beloved musical has been split into two parts, with the second movie expected to be released in November 2025. Chu previously explained the decision in a statement posted to Twitter. “As we prepared this production over the last year, it became increasingly clear that it would be impossible to wrestle the story of Wicked into a single film without doing some real damage to it,” he wrote. “As we tried to cut songs or trim characters, those decisions began to feel like fatal compromises to the source material that has entertained us all for so many years. So we decided to give ourselves a bigger canvas and make not just one Wicked movie but TWO!!!”

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