Michelle Yeoh looking forward to filming ‘Wicked’ with Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo: ‘They’re so adorable’

Michelle Yeoh is set to hit the big screen as Madame Morrible in the upcoming film adaptation of Eviland the actress spoke with Variety on it Golden Globes red carpet around the film.


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She revealed that she has not yet started shooting Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo – who play respectively Glinda the Good Witch and Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West. “The two of them are so adorable, so beautiful, so talented,” Yeoh added. “I’m so blessed to be one of them and I’m really looking forward to it.”

That Everything everywhere at once star also shared that she recently saw Evil Broadway musical last weekend while in New York City. “I loved it and then I go, ‘Oh my God, Madame Morrible sings a lot’.”

When asked if she sings a lot, Yeoh replied with a laugh, “No, only in the bathroom.”

Yeoh won her first Golden Globe at a ceremony on Tuesday night (January 10), taking home the trophy for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for her role as laundromat owner Evelyn Wang in A24’s Everything everywhere at once.

“I just want to stand here and take it all in,” she said during her acceptance speech, clutching the gold statue. “40 years… I’m not letting this go.”

“Thank you, A24, for believing in these two goofy, insanely smart, wonderful geniuses, [directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert], who had the courage to write about a very ordinary immigrant, aging woman, mother, daughter,’ she continued. “I was given this gift to play this woman who resonated so deeply with me and with so many people because at the end of the day, in whatever universe she was in, she was fighting for love, for her family.”

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