The Wiz Live! may air later this year on December 3, but NBC unveiled the first photos of Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier, Elijah Kelley and newcomer Shanice Williams in character this evening.
Ne-Yo will play the Tin Man; David will depict the Cowardly Lion; Elijah will tackle the role of the Scarecrow; and Shanice has been cast as Dorothy. See their photos below.
Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Common, Stephanie Mills, Amber Riley and Uzo Aduba will also star in The Wiz Live!