Amanda Seyfried has set her sights on enjoying Glinda the Good Witch in the upcoming movie adaptation of the musical Wicked.
On Variety‘s Award Circuit podcast, the Mank actress revealed she’s despatched Universal Pictures and director Jon M. Chu a recording of herself singing the hit tune “Popular” in the hopes that it’ll safe her place on the forged. As she put it, “I’ve been campaigning for Wicked for five years.”
In truth, she stated she’s already began vocal classes particularly for this function, revealing that in the course of the pandemic she practiced the songs three days every week. “I’ve never been more ready to hit those notes,” Amanda teased, earlier than singing a number of of the enduring lyrics.
And although Amanda is not the casting director, she already has a number of stars in thoughts with regards to the character Elphaba.
“For a while it was Anna Kendrick, because I thought that her Elphaba would be really solid, and, you know, I sing the high notes and she can sing, she can be the alto,” she described. “At one point, it was Anne Hathaway, too. She could obviously be Elphaba.”