Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo Take Mirror Selfie on ‘Wicked’ Set

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Ariana Grande28, and Cynthia Erivo35 years old, quickly became friends on the set of the Nasty movie adaptation. The duo posed in an adorable mirror selfie that Ariana posted to Instagram in a backstage photo carousel on Oct. 11. black shirt with sleeves, matching sweatpants and green beanie. The two ladies were sitting on the floor in what appeared to be the rehearsal studio.

Ariana has posted more snapshots from the set of the upcoming two-part film, which is based on the iconic Broadway play and will see Ariana star as Glinda the Good Witch opposite Cynthia as Elphaba (later Wicked Witch of the West). In one photo, Ariana placed her feet next to a rug that reads “The witch is here.” She also captured a photo of her feet in ballet slippers next to Cynthia who wears green socks inside her black ballet slippers to look like Elphaba.

Choreographer Will Loftis also appeared in some of Ariana’s images. It looks like Will is teaching Ariana and Cynthia their dance performances in the upcoming movie. Finally, Ariana took a black and white photo of her husband Dalton Gomez, 27, cuddles with their adorable dog. Cynthia commented “Ilysm” on the post. Other celebrities like Rachel Zegler and Lin Manuel Miranda also reacted enthusiastically to behind-the-scenes glimpses of the Nasty Position.

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Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo star in ‘Wicked’ (Photo: Matt Baron/Image Press Agency/NurPhoto/Shutterstock)

Jon M Chu lead it Nasty film which will be released in two parts, on Christmas Day in 2024 and 2025. Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey was cast as Fiyero, Elphaba’s love interest. Nasty is the prequel to The Wizard of Oz and focuses on Elphaba and Glinda, who were played by Idina Menzel and Kristen Chenoweth in the original Broadway run.

Ariana and Cynthia have been officially chosen for the Nasty film adaptation on November 4, 2021, and they both responded enthusiastically to the news on social media. Ariana even sent Cynthia a stunning pink and green floral arrangement. “Honored doesn’t even begin to cover it. I can’t wait to kiss you. See you in Oz. All my love, Ari,” the Grammy winner signed on the handwritten card.