Three Witches, a Wizard and a Featurette for 'Oz: The Great & Powerful'
by Ethan Anderton
January 25, 2013
No, it's not a desperate new sitcom on CBS, but rather just the best way to summarize the new promo materials for the March fantasy adventure Oz: The Great and Powerful from director Sam Raimi. Recently we highlighted the mystery that Disney is playing up as to whether Mila Kunis or Rachel Weisz is becoming the Wicked Witch of the West (if you've figured it out, don't spoil it for everyone else), and now some character posters featuring the two potential villains have showed up along with James Franco and Michelle Williams. Plus, there's a childish new featurette with the witches and their monkey friend. Look!
Here's the four new posters for Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful (via AICN):
And here's the new Oz featurette about the witches and the flying monkey (via ComingSoon):
When small-time magician Oscar Diggs (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. Also features the three witches Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams). Disney's fantastical adventure Oz The Great and Powerful, directed by Sam Raimi (Evil Dead, Dark Man, Spider-Man, Drag Me to Hell), imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. From a screenplay by Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire. Disney will be sending us back to Oz on March 8th in a few months. Thoughts?