Dearest readers: WickedFilms have now officially discovered their Fiyero.
Director Jon M. ChuIt was confirmed on September 21 BridgertonStar Jonathan BaileyFiyero will be appearing in the two-part adaptation. This musical joins the ranks of Cynthia ErivoElphaba Ariana GrandeGlinda.
“He’s perfect, they’re perfect. They’d be perfect together. Born to be forever…” Chu TweetAbout the casting news, imitating lyrics from the song “Dancing Through Life.”
Bailey—who is best known for his role as Anthony Bridgerton on Netflix’s Bridgerton—subtly celebrated booking the role on Instagram, captioning a post on Sept. 21, “Dancing through,”Complete the look with a green heart emoji.
If you don’t know the musical award-winning musical, WickedThe friendship of the Wicked Witch of the West, Elphaba, and Glinda the Great Witch (before the events of) follows. The Wizard of Oz.
Part of that backstory includes a years-long love triangle between the women and Fiyero, a prince and fellow student at their school Shiz University.