Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo (born 8 January 1987) is an English actress, singer, and songwriter.
She is known for her performance as Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program, the latter two she shared with the rest of the cast.
Erivo ventured into films in 2018, with roles in the heist film Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. In 2019, she portrayed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet, for which she earned nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
trailer—or at least part one—is finally here after just a few sneak peeks and first looks (squint, and maybe you can see in ).Debuting at the very beginning of viewers were treated to a real, full-length trailer, featuring actual words(!), music(!!), and belting(!!!) courtesy of Grande, Cynthia Erivo, Bowen Yang, Michelle Yeoh, and the rest fo the star-studded cast.Watch the first official Wicked movie trailer here:This content can also be viewed on the site it from.Based on the long-running Broadway musical—which originally starred Kristin Chenoweth and —Wicked is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz focusing on the unlikely friendship between prissy Galinda (Grande) and the very green, very misunderstood Elphaba (Erivo), before they became the respective “good” and “wicked” witches we know from Oz.
The original Broadway production—which opened in 20023—scored three Tony Awards, seven Drama Desk Awards, and a Grammy Award for its original cast recording.The films are directed by Jon M.
Chu, with the part one arriving in theaters November 24, 2024, and part two in theaters November 26, 2025.By signing up you agree to our (including the ), our and to receive marketing and account-related emails from Glamour.
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