Twitter users are dishing out their best reactions after first-look flicks of the “Wicked” movie adaptation hit the internet.
On Sunday, Jon Chu, the director of the long-awaited two-part film, teased a glimpse of Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Ariana Grande as Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, on social media.
“You weren’t told the whole story. What happens when you veer off the Yellow Brick Road?” Chu captioned the photos posted to Twitter.
The viral dark images leave much to be desired, only giving fans a covert glimpse of Elphaba’s green skin as she prepares to fly off on her broom. The other image simply shows Grande as Glinda as she ascends a massive flight of stairs sporting a bright pink gown and blonde curls.
Twitter users quickly flooded the app with jokes about not actually being able to “see” the cryptic images.
Other Twitter users uplifted the teaser photos, with many defending the film adaptation’s sneak peek.
The upcoming two-part film is based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West,” as well as the beloved Tony award-winning Broadway show.
“Wicked” first premiered on Broadway 20 years ago starring Idina Menzel as Elphaba and Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda.
The movie is set to hit theaters on Nov. 27, 2024, with the second installment premiering on Dec. 25, 2025.
“Wicked” also stars Jeff Goldblum as the Wizard, Michelle Yeoh as Madame Morrible, Jonathan Bailey as Fiyero, Bowen Yang as Pfannee, and Marissa Bode as Nessarose.