Beyonce Reportedly Offered Role In NBC’s ‘The Wiz’

NBC has already snagged Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige for their do-over of The Wiz but they are looking to add another diva into the mix.

E! News reports that Beyonce may also be added to the cast for the TV remake. Queen Bey was reportedly offered the role of Glinda the Good Witch. Uzo Aduba, who plays Crazy Eyes on Orange is the New Black is also being considered for the role as well.

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Blige is set to play the Wicked Witch of the West Evillene while Queen Latifah will star as the Wizard.

Lena Horne played Glinda the Good Witch in the 1978 movie adaptation while jazz singer DeeDee Bridgewater played the role in the 1975 Broadway play.

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