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[9 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: James Franco Studies Walt Disney’s Legacy at Disneyland

Recently, James Franco, star of Disney’s Oz: The Great and Powerful, celebrated the film’s success in a grand way: he took a trip to Disneyland.
The young actor was interested, it seems, in learning more about the man who, along with a mouse, started it all — Walt Disney himself.
Franco was at the park to take part in the popular “Walk in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps” tour. After being tapped to teach a class about film production at USC, he wanted to learn first hand about Disney as a pioneer of cinematic …

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[23 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Clips Released from ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’

We’re so excited to see Disney’s upcoming film Oz: The Great and Powerful, which tells the story about the infamous Wizard’s arrival in Oz. While the film is still a few weeks away from its official theatrical release, this week brought the release of a few new clips and a behind-the-scenes featurette that give us a better look at what to expect in this intriguing new film.
The first clip, entitled “Bananas,” features Oscar Diggs/The Wizard (James Franco) and Finley the flying monkey (voiced by Zach Braff) on the Yellow Brick …

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[14 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Full Theatrical Trailer Released for Disney’s ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’

Walt Disney Studios have released the first full theatrical trailer for their upcoming flick Oz: The Great and Powerful.
The events of the film take place before L. Frank Baum’s book and the original film. The official synopsis:
When Oscar Diggs (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 the witches Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz), and Glinda (Michelle Williams) who …

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[1 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases New Image for ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’

Walt Disney Pictures has released a new image for their upcoming film Oz: The Great and Powerful. The fantasy film tells the story of pseudo-wizard Oscar Diggs, played by James Franco.
The new image gives fans their first look at the Wicked Witch, although the image leaves it to our imagination to determine which witch is portrayed (there will be three featured in the film.)
In addition to Franco, Oz also stars Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Zach Braff and Abigail Breslin. The movie will debut in theaters March 8, 2013.
 

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[13 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Trailer for Disney’s ‘Oz: The Great And Powerful’ Released

If you’re excited about Disney’s upcoming flick Oz: The Great And Powerful, you’re in luck – the official trailer for the film has finally been released.
This sort-of prequel to the classic Wizard of Oz tells the tale of how the illusionist ends up in Oz in the first place and becomes the well-known Wizard of Oz. The film stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Zach Braff and Abigail Breslin.
The film will debut in theaters March 8, 2013, but you can watch the film’s trailer below. Does it …

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[4 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look! Disney Shares the First Poster for ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’!

Are you anxiously awaiting Disney’s new fantasy flick, Oz The Great and Powerful?  We are, too!  And today, we are excited to share with you the FIRST LOOK at the film’s poster!
Oz The Great and Powerful, starring James Franco, is a prequel of sorts to the beloved Wizard of Oz, and tells the story of how the illusionist came to be blown into the Merry Old Land in the first place.  The film also co-stars Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Zach Braff and Abigail Breslin.
Expect Oz The Great and Powerful in theaters on …

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[30 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look: James Franco in ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’

This week brought the reveal of one of our first looks at the upcoming Disney film Oz: The Great and Powerful. Thanks to an Italian advertisement for the film, we now have our first look at James Franco in his role as the Great and Powerful Oz himself.
James Franco fan site “James Franco Forever” discovered the advertisement, which features Franco dressed as the legendary wizard, complete with a slightly anguished expression. In the background, we can see a hot air balloon, signifying the wizard’s well-known method of transportation that got …

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[27 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ Filming Underway in Michigan

Production began on Oz The Great and Powerful in Pontiac, Michigan, earlier this week.  The film, which stars James Franco as Oscar Diggs, a snake oil salesman and magician with questionable morals, serves as a prequel to the legendary film, The Wizard of Oz.  Joining Franco will be Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz as witch sisters Theodora and Evanora, respectively, with Michelle Williams cast in the role of good witch sister Glinda.  Zach Braff will also co-star.
The film will center around Oscar’s tale as he is blown away by a tornado into …

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[28 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Zach Braff in Talks to Join Cast of ‘Oz’

Another bright young star may be poised to join the cast of Oz:  The Great and Powerful, as word comes that Zach Braff is in talks to take a supporting role in the film.
Oz will be a prequel to the story we all grew up loving, and will tell the tale of a magician who attempts an escape via hot air balloon, only to be blown into an enchanted land, where sister witches are battling for control. 
So far, James Franco is set to star, while it looks like the trio of …

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[26 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Release Date Set for Disney’s “Oz: The Great and Powerful”

Disney has finally confirmed a release for their upcoming version of the classic Wizard of Oz, titled, “Oz: The Great and Powerful.” March 8, 2013, is the magical date when you and yours will be able to sneak a peek at this 3D picture, directed by Sam Raimi.
Starring James Franco (now confirmed), Mila Kunis, and possibly Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams, “Oz: The Great and Powerful” is a prequel to the story we all know and love. It tells of the famous wizard’s arrival in Oz, where he joins forces …