Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey has been cast alongside Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo in the upcoming Wicked movie, set to be released in two parts. Bailey, known for his role as Anthony Bridgerton in the popular Netflix series, will play the character Fiyero in the film. Director Jon M. Chu confirmed the casting on Twitter, expressing his excitement for the perfect casting choices. The Wicked movie, based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz and explores the school-age friendship between Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda the Good Witch. Fiyero serves as the main love interest in the story. The first part of the film is set to premiere on December 25, 2024, with the second part following on Christmas Day in 2025. Universal has been working on the adaptation since 2004, and fans are eagerly anticipating the release of this highly anticipated film.