‘Wicked’ has been a long time coming, the longest-running Broadway show in history. So when the movie was announced at San Diego Comic-Con last year, fans couldn’t wait to see the full story on screen. However, now it looks like that may not happen as director Jon M. Chu revealed that ‘Wicked’ will be made into two films instead of one – this is either good news or really bad news depending on what you’re looking for!
The Split Decision: Will ‘Wicked’ Be Released As One Movie Or Two?
Fans of the popular Broadway show, Wicked, have been anxiously awaiting the release of the movie adaptation for years. Now that the movie is finally in theaters, some fans are debating whether to see it as one movie or two.
The official website for the film mentions two movies, but some theaters are only displaying one. So which is it? The answer depends on your interpretation of the film’s plot.
According to IMDb, the first half of the movie is primarily set in modern-day Missouri and follows Elphaba (played by actress Gal Gadot) as she becomes a successful actress in Hollywood. The second half of the film takes place in Oz and follows Glinda (played by actress Emma Stone) and her journey to become the new Witch Queen.
While some viewers might enjoy seeing both stories unfold simultaneously, others feel that it would be more immersive to watch them consecutively. Ultimately, this decision comes down to personal preference.
Believe it or not, audiences have responded positively to films that have been released as two separate films. For example, “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” was split into two parts and became one of the most successful films of all time. Why? Because by splitting the film up into two parts, viewers were able to soak in more detail and backstory about the characters and their world. This made them feel more connected to the story and invested in its outcome.
Likewise, “Wicked” would benefit from being split into two parts. In fact, this is probably what should have happened from the beginning.
With the recent news that there will be two movies released based on the popular Broadway play Wicked, many are wondering if their tickets will be worth the price. The answer to this question may depend on whether or not you want to see the entire story or just the end result.
If you are only interested in seeing the end result, then you will only need to purchase one ticket. However, if you want to see the entire story unfold from start to finish, then you will need to purchase both tickets. This decision may come down to whether or not you want to see all of the backstage drama that goes along with making a Broadway show.
Overall, it seems like theater goers will have a lot of choices when it comes to viewing Wicked. Whether they want to see just the end result or see it all, there is sure to be something for everyone.