Ne-Yo To Star As Tin Man In NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live’!

October 15, 2015 0

THE WIZ LIVE! -- Season: 2015 -- Pictured: Ne-Yo as Tinman -- (Photo by: Paul Gilmore/NBC)

NBC is bringing The Wiz back to refresh the younger generation on the black version of The Wizard Of Oz to the small screen. The 1978 version starring Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Leana Horne and more has been re-imagined with a brand new class of stars. One of the bigger stories is Ne-Yo playing the Tin Man along with stars David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, and Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow. Instead of a male some will be pleased to see Queen Latifah playing the Wiz, Mary J. Blige as the Wicked Witch of the West, as well as Common playing the one who The Wiz crew have to get past as Emerald City’s gatekeeper.

The new spin verson airs Dec. 3 on NBC, make sure not miss it!

y’all ain’t ready…..NEYO AS THE TINMAN! @the_wiz_musical #TheWizLive DEC. 3rd on NBC.

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