On a latest episode of Variety‘s Award Circuit podcast, Seyfried, presently nominated for an Oscar for Mank, revealed that she took voice classes over the COVID-19 pandemic and submitted a recording of herself singing Glinda’s signature tune “Standard” from Depraved, saying, “I have been campaigning for Depraved for 5 years.”
For some time, she mentioned, her dream co-star was Kendrick. “I assumed that her Elphaba can be actually stable, and, you already know, I sing the excessive notes and she will be able to sing, she may be the alto. She’s an unbelievable singer.”
“At one level, it was Anne Hathaway, too,” Seyfried continued, naming her Les Misérables co-star. “She may clearly be Elphaba.”
She additionally urged her different Les Misérables co-star, Samantha Barks, saying the 2 had sang the Depraved duet “For Good” collectively whereas driving collectively in Los Angeles years in the past.
“There’s no person else like Samantha Barks,” Seyfried mentioned. “However that was the unique thought. Samantha is my No. 1. I imply, there isn’t any higher singer on this planet, I feel. After all, I used to be not prepared or Glinda at that time. Nevertheless it’s actually enjoyable to sing together with her.”