Director Jon M. Chu showed on Sept. 21 that Bridgerton megastar Jonathan Bailey will play Fiyero in the two-part adaptation of the loved musical, becoming a member of the likes of Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba and Ariana Grande as Glinda.
“He’s perfect, they’re perfect. They’d be perfect together. Born to be forever…” Chu tweeted concerning the casting information, mimicking lyrics from the track “Dancing Through Life.”
Bailey—who’s perfect identified for his function as Anthony Bridgerton on Netflix‘s Bridgerton—subtly celebrated reserving the function on Instagram, captioning a post on Sept. 21, “Dancing through,” whole with a becoming inexperienced center emoji.
In case you are unfamiliar with the award-winning musical, Wicked follows the friendship of the Wicked Witch of the West (Elphaba) and Glinda the Good Witch ahead of the occasions of The Wizard of Oz.
Part of that backstory features a years-long love triangle between the ladies and Fiyero, a prince and fellow pupil at their faculty Shiz University.