Common, Ne-Yo & Elijah Kelly set to join “The Wiz Live” cast
According to Thacelebritea, NBC has added three more celebrities to their cast of “The Wiz Live.” Common, Ne-Yo and Elijah Kelly will be joining the star-studded ranks of Queen Latifah, David Alan Grier, Stephanie Mills, Shanice Williams and Amber Riley. Common will play the gatekeeper to OZ, Kelly will play the Scarecrow and Ne-Yo will play as the Tin Man. The announcement was released by NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Thursday. The live music production of “The Wiz” is set to air Dec. 3.