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Review: Oz The Great and Powerful

12:32 PM 3/8/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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If it’s true that every story, especially reboots, face pressure to be knowingly meta, Oz The Great and Powerful has a “get out of jail free” card. A prequel, of sorts, to the 1939 Technicolor musical, The Wizard of Oz, this extended metaphor about the magic of illusion and richness of fantasy has nothing to bring it back to the ground.

'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Sequel in the Works

9:56 AM 3/8/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Disney's Oz: The Great and Powerful is projected to open around the $80 million range this weekend, so, obviously, the studio is working on the sequel.

Oz: The Great and Powerful

Posted December 29th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Disney’s fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot—fame and fortune are his for the taking—that is until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone’s been expecting.

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Rachel Weisz In Talks For Disney's 'Oz: The Great And Powerful'

deadline.com – Disney is in talks with Rachel Weisz to join James Franco and Mila Kunis in the Sam Raimi-directed Oz: The Great And Powerful. I'm told the Oscar winner will play Evanora, the meaner older witch sister of Theodora (Kunis). Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire wrote the script, and Joe Roth is producing. 9 years 31 weeks ago via brucelee
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