Category Archives: Oz The Great and Powerful

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: New Image Gallery

March will be here before we know it, bringing with it the release of Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful, prequel to The Wizard of Oz which shows the early adventures of the Wizard (James Franco) when he first arrives in the Emerald City. Several new images from the film have been released by Disney. Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Brief Comment From Rachel Weisz

While being interviewed by Deadline.com, actress Rachel Weisz was asked about her role in Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great and Powerful, coming to theatres next year. “It’s the prequel to The Wizard Of Oz,” she says, “the genesis of how he became the Wizard and got to Emerald City. There are huge, fantastical special effects — and I can fly. ... Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: New Image Gallery

Disney has released a number of images from the forthcoming Sam Raimi filmOz the Great and Powerful, which are presented below in the form of an image gallery. Just click on an individual image to see a larger version. Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Trailer #2

Take a closer look into director Sam Raimi’s vision for L. Frank Baum’s land of Oz in this second trailer for next year’sOz the Great and Powerful. And, look, it seems that the monkeys in Oz can talk! Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Production Art

With Disney recently releasing poster artwork forOz: The Great and Powerfulfeaturing the Wicked Witch of the West, now hitting the web are a number of images that showcase the film’s production design. Just click on an image to enlarge. Read More »

OZ: Flat-Out Fun For Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz of the Bourne films can barely contain her enthusiasm about playing the Wicked Witch of the East in Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful. “‘That was the most flat-out fun I have ever had making a film. It’s all in the Emerald City. James Franco is the Wizard and I am the Wicked Witch of the East, ... Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Michelle Williams “Had” to Play Glinda

Acclaimed actress Michelle Williams has revealed to Total Film magazine that she felt she had no choice but to take the role of Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, in Sam Raimi’s prequel film, Oz the Great and Powerful. She did it for her daughter, Matilda. “‘I’d been hoping to make something lighter that my daughter could see. It ... Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Comic-Con Panel

Disney recently broughtOz the Great and Powerfulto San Diego Comic-Con, with director Sam Raimi and several cast members. What follows is a video recording of that panel. The film itself will be released in 2013. Read More »

JAMES FRANCO: Oz the Great and Powerful Promo Poster

Bleeding Cool.com has come across a European promotional poster for Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful, which is scheduled for 2014 release and stars James Franco in the title role. Disney describes the film as follows: “Oz The Great and Powerful imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), ... Read More »

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Leading Ladies

The 2012 Fairy Tale sweepstakes will continue to heat up with Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful, prequel to 1939’s The Wizard of Oz and starring James Franco in the title role. Now Perezhilton.com offers up a pair of quick interviews with the film’s leading ladies, Michelle Williams (who plays the good witch, Glinda) and Mila Kunis (as the destined-to-be-crushed-by-a-house-from-Kansas ... Read More »