NBC Announces Cast Of ‘The Wiz Live’

( 4UMF NEWS ) NBC Announces Cast Of The Wiz Live:

The first image of the cast of NBC’s The Wiz Live has been released and it features stars David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, and Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow.

The musical is a re-imagining of the classic movie The Wizard of Oz and it is set to air as a three-hour live event on Thursday, December 3.

Also featured in the cast are Queen Latifah as The Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, Uzo Aduba as Glinda, Amber Riley as Addaperle, Common as Bouncer, and Broadway’s original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em.