Amanda Seyfried Auditioned for ‘Wicked,’ Role Went to Ariana Grande


Amanda She recently talked about the “wildest thing” she’s done for a role, and the answer might just break your heart on that beautiful Wednesday afternoon.

“I have dreams that I’m still testing for evil“revealed to behind the scenes In an interview on July 19 about the new musical adaptation. “Last summer when I was Elizabeth plays [Holmes] On the weekends, I’d audition in person to play Glinda in the movie version evil– Because I wanted it so much that I was like, ‘You know? Yeah, I have to play the last scene of leakage Tuesday. I’ll give you on Sunday. I literally leaned back while playing the hardest part of my life.” two Glendas in the Final Cut*

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Although we now know that it was finally Ariana Grande who got the coveted role – which he also, btw, campaigned for Anna Kendrick– Amanda said that the experience was a real lesson for her, regardless of the outcome for her.

“I think it also taught me how far I’ve come as a singer, which I really wanted to prove…because since then [Les Misérables]I was like, I need to be better. I need to do a better job. So, whatever comes next in terms of musicals, I’m finally ready,” she concluded.

This isn’t the first time the actress has talked about her dreams of getting the role of Glinda. In April 2021, Amanda told Variety Prize Circuit audio notation She sent Joon Im Cho (new film director) evil) Recording of herself singing “Popular” in hopes of getting the role.

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Although there are rumors about a file evil Big-screen version since 2004, producer Mark Platt confirmed just two years ago that the project was indeed in development. That’s why even in 2015 when Entertainment tonight Speaking with Amanda, she gave her honest opinion about her feelings about the iconic character, Glinda, who had grown up on Broadway before. Kristen ChenowethShe said at the time, “I might be too old when they do it. Or if they make it happen sooner rather than later, I’m probably not the right person.” “I still – I want it. I want to present myself and be a good candidate.”

If she made it this far in the testing process, she clearly did something right! And TBH, if ABBA’s recent music revival/general craze is any indication, I’d be willing to bet that what people need now more than ever is something else. Mama Mia! Now *this* is really going to be the gift that keeps on giving.

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