Uzo Aduba and Amber Riley join ‘The Wiz Live’

Sorry, no Beyonce for you. NBC announced that Orange Is The New Black star Uzo Aduba and Glee star Amber Riley are joining The Wiz Live as the good witches.

Aduba will play Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, And Riley will play Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North.

NBC had reportedly offered Beyonce the role of Glinda.



The Wiz Live cast now includes: David Alan Grier, Shanice Williams, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Stephanie Mills.

The Wiz Live airs on Thursday, December 3 at 8/9c on NBC.

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