First look at the new Disney film 'Oz The Great And Powerful' starring Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis and James Franco
Want know how the The Wizard of Oz ended up ruling the magical land?
Well you’re in luck, as one of the greatest films ever made has got a fresh new update, and the fans of The Wizard of Oz will finally learn just how the 1939 movie’s titular character ended up ruling Oz.
Lucky man James Franco has landed the role of the much beloved screen icon in the new Disney prequel ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’.
The part has been linked to Robert Downey Jr and Johnny Depp in the past, but it it is Franco along with Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis, playing the three witches, who will bring the story to the big screen next spring.
The Trailer follows the adventures of Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician with questionable ethics. Shot in black and white to mimic the original, Oscar’s hot air balloon caught in a whirlwind in Kansas and he is transported over the rainbow to the colourful Land of Oz.
Mila and Rachel take on the roles of the the Wicked Witches of the East and West, while blonde Michelle plays Glinda The Good Witch.
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