Disney have just launched the first poster, synopsis and logo for their brand new movie, Oz The Great and Powerful. It’s set for release March 2013 and directed by some bloke called Sam Raimi. Is it a coincidence that this first-look has launched the day after the latest Spider-Man movie? I’ll let you decide!
Oz has a fantastic cast which includes James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff and is produced by Joe Roth. In my opinion, this poster looks absolutely beautiful but let us know what you think in the comments section below.
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. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity—and even a bit of wizardry—Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well.
When small-time magician Oscar Diggs (James Franco) pulls one flimflam too many, he finds himself hurled into the fantastical Land of Oz where he must somehow transform himself into the great and powerful Wizard—and just maybe into a better man as well.
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