Oz the Great and Powerful Reviews, Interviews & More

First Spectacular Wicked Witch Poster For 'Oz: The Great And Powerful'

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It's strange to think about how not-so-secretly excited we are to see Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful. Here we were, sitting at our computers pondering about other things when suddenly BAM, the first trailer hits. Since then we've been anxious to see what else the House of Mouse will churn out in promotions for the upcoming fantasy...

Comic-Con 2012: 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Press Conference with Sam...

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Sam Raimi's heading back to the big screen with Oz: The Great and Powerful. Thursday afternoon, the director participated in a press conference for The Wizard of Oz prequel and answered some burning questions. How does he feel about latching on to one of the greatest stories of all time? See what Raimi had to say below.

Comic-Con 2012: Michelle Williams Teases 'Dawson's Creek' Reunion

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Like her buddy Joshua Jackson, Michelle Williams is totally up for a Dawson's Creek reunion. Today, during the press conference for Oz: The Great and Powerful at Comic-Con, Williams was asked if she'd be willing to reunite with her former castmates and she gave us a definite yes!

Mila Kunis Signs up to go to Oz

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Sam Raimi's Oz, The Great and Powerful is casting up and Mila Kunis has now signed on, according to Variety. She'll be joining James Franco, who's starring as the titular wizard. The film is a prequel to the classic L. Frank Baum novel and film The Wizard of Oz, and Kunis will play Theodora, a young witch who's rebuffed by Oz...

Confirmed: James Franco is Oz the Great and Powerful

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It's official. James "Man of the Hour" Franco has replaced Robert Downey Jr. as Oz, The Great and Powerful. The film is the latest feature from director Sam Raimi and Walt Disney Pictures. This marks the first tentpole Raimi has tackled since the demise of his Spider-Man 4 sequel with Sony. Deadline confirmed that Franco will play the title...

James Franco Up For Oz, The Great and Powerful?

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James Franco's career has experienced a serious surge over the past year. He has an Oscar nomination under his belt, he's hosting this year's ceremony, and new film roles are consistently being offered to him. The latest is from Sam Raimi and Disney for their Wizard of Oz prequel Oz The Great and Powerful. Robert Downey Jr. was originally set to play the...

Oz the Great and Powerful Plot Details

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Now that it's been pretty much confirmed that Sam Raimi will direct Oz The Great and Powerful, we're interested in the specifics regarding the plot. So far, we've been told that it will be a prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and it will center on the title character and his rise from a stranded traveler to a powerful wizard. Over at...

Sam Raimi Commits to Disney's Oz the Great and Powerful

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After months of 'will he or won't he,' Sam Raimi has finally committed to directing Disney's upcoming feature, Oz the Great and Powerful. According to Deadline, the director will helm the spin-off/prequel based on L. Frank Baum’s classic book series, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Sam Raimi Talks World of Warcraft, Oz The Great and Powerful

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After the demise of Spider-Man 4, Sam Raimi has managed to keep himself busy with several high profile films including the live action adaptation of the popular video game World or Warcraft. It's also been reported that he'll be helming the Wizard of Oz prequel, Oz, The Great and Powerful...

Sam Raimi Confirmed for Oz, The Great and Powerful

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Last week it was announced that Spider-Man helmer Sam Raimi was offered the gig of a lifetime. He was given the opportunity to direct the upcoming Wizard of Oz prequel, Oz, The Great and Powerful. Sam Mendes was previously rumored as a top contender for the job but those talks fell through. According to...

Sam Raimi Offered Oz, The Great and Powerful

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A while ago Disney announced they were producing a prequel to the 1939 MGM classic The Wizard of Oz. The film is entitled Oz, The Great and Powerful and will focus on the man behind the curtain as opposed to the girl with the ruby slippers. Robert Downey Jr. is rumored to play the title character while several high profile directors have been...

Sam Mendes Directing Wizard of Oz Prequel With Robert Downey Jr?

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Big-shot director Sam Mendes has landed a rebound project after Bond 23 was given the heave-ho. He's moved on to bigger and better things or at least what he hopes will be better. Sources are reporting that he may direct a prequel to the beloved classic Wizard of Oz entitled, Oz the Great and Powerful based on the...