Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige Join NBC's 'The Wiz Live'

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige have both signed on to star in NBC’s upcoming live production of the classic musical The Wiz, according to Entertainment Weekly.

The ladies join Stephanie Mills, who starred in the original Broadway production of the musical as Dorothy.

Latifah will be playing the role of the Wizard while Mary will play Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West.

“We are so happy reuniting with Latifah,” said executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who worked with...

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