Casting The 'Wicked' Miniseries (PHOTOS)

Get out your ruby red slippers: ABC is cooking up an eight-hour miniseries based on Wicked, the popular book that reimagined The Wizard of Oz and spawned a mega-production on Broadway.

Unlike the beloved movie version, Wicked is all about the witches before they met Dorothy - Elpahaba, the rebel green broom-rider who later becomes the Wicked Witch of the West and Galinda, her best pal who's later known as the Good Witch. Casting these super-big roles is sure to be a challenge, so Celebuzz is pitching in with some casting suggestions!

Click through to see where we think Miley, Selena, Beyonce and more fabulous celebs should fall in the land of Wicked. For more casting fun, check out our photo gallery Casting the New Wizard of Oz.

 

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  • Linzy
    Linzy

    She's sooo pretty!!!

  • dafish11
    dafish11

    reaallyyy? hmm

  • dafish11
    dafish11

    this is the actress that can actually be good for the role. ive seen the musical and everything and her voice and acting skills actually fit :) this is my pick!

  • wen
    wen

    miley besossssssss muahhhhhhhhh ur the one 4 meeeeeeeeee

  • Ahmed Sawad
    Ahmed Sawad

    God shes hot

  • livesinafairytale
    livesinafairytale

    Leighton seems like a good girl to me.. O_o

  • livesinafairytale
    livesinafairytale

    Are you joking?!? Dianna Agron is made to be a good witch, or sleeping beauty (:

  • livesinafairytale
    livesinafairytale

    They're seriously picking all blondes for the good witch, ahahahhahaah (:

  • livesinafairytale
    livesinafairytale

    PERFECT PICK.

  • livesinafairytale
    livesinafairytale

    I think she looks hideous with all her piercings, tattoos and raccoon eye makeup. She'd be perfect as a wicked witch.

  • livesinafairytale
    livesinafairytale

    LOL this is kind of an insult..

  • saaa07
    saaa07

    no. its paint taylor momsen green and she still looks hot :) hah

  • Viridiana Tlachi
    Viridiana Tlachi

    black or white--.. OMG

  • Tamara True Taylor
    Tamara True Taylor

    is it just me or do her eyes look like she stoned out of her mind??

  • Jennifer Fundora
    Jennifer Fundora

    Mila Kunis or Lady Gaga as Elphaba and Carrie Underwood as Glinda. Done, done and done. OR if you can (but that wont happen) get us the original Broadway cast

  • shay
    shay

    why whould she trun around and show us her flat bottom. I can see if she was Kim or j-lo. SMH

  • Name
    Name

    Perfection. She's the good witch in real life!

  • jogyuy
    jogyuy

    noooooooooooo. use the original broadway cast. they rock!

  • Sara
    Sara

    perfect!! :DD lol

  • misskristimusic
  • misskristimusic
    misskristimusic

    i love miley

  • Schuyler
    Schuyler

    to the first commenter - Galinda, who becomes Glinda, is present in the book and the musical. As far as "good girl gone bad" characterization of Elphaba, celebuzz has it wrong. Elphaba is protrayed in both the musical and the book as being kind, although she is in the wrong place at the wrong time and blamed for events that she didn't take part in, and people prejudice against her because she is green and can master sorcery. Exactly. Elphaba was just a scapegoat for a corrupt system in many cases, and the shoes were precious to her, and rightfully hers as well. BTW, in the story Elphaba is spelled wrong.

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    stanleyan

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