- release date
- March 08, 2013
- Sam Raimi
- Written by
- David Lindsay-Abaire, L. Frank Baum, Mitchell Kapner
- James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz
The full-trailer for Sam Raimi’s ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ teases the story of how a circus magician (James Franco) eventually becomes The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
The trailer for ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ reveals a ‘Wizard of Oz’ prequel that sees James Franco playing a shifty magician on his way to a great destiny as the iconic wizard.
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Oz the Great and Powerful, from director Sam Raimi, follows the life of Oscar Diggs (James Franco), an ambitious circus magician who is swept away to the Land of Oz. Following his arrival in the faraway place, Oscar finds himself at the center of a power struggle between the Oz witches, Glinda (Michelle Williams), Theodora (Mila Kunis), and Evanora (Rachel Weisz), that could spell doom for the creatures and people of Oz. Not knowing who to trust, Oscar must find his own path in the mysterious land – a path that will prepare him for his role as the iconic Wizard of Oz.