The cast of the NBC live adaptation of The Wiz just got a jolt of star power!
Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige will play the titular Wiz, with Blige set to play the Wicked Witch of the West.
Latifah, who has been nominated for an Oscar for 2002’s Chicago and Blige, winner of numerous Grammy Awards, will star alongside Stephanie Mills, who will portray Auntie Em.
The Wiz will be directed by Kenny Leon with Harvey Fierstein writing new material for the update.
Are you excited?!