Ann Hathaway, who is best known for playing Princess Mia in the Princess Diaries, has been cast to play the green witch named Elphaba, aka the Wicked Witch of the West in the musical Wicked.
Wicked is the origin story of Elphaba (aka the Wicked Witch of the West) who is unfortunately born green. She is misunderstood and a social outcast in Oz.
When she is shockingly made roommates with a rich, popular girl named Galinda (later to be Glinda the good). The girls soon become friends but are torn apart by opposite point of views, and a common love interest. The musical has won many Tonys, and has been very popular.
Little much is known about the film other than the one announced cast member,Ann. Though many fans are eagerly awaiting the day when they announce who will play Galinda, Fiyero, and the other characters.