Oz: The Great and Powerful trailer released today

Oz: The Great and Powerful was filmed in Michigan at Raleigh Studios last summer, and the first trailer for it is finally out. The movie will be in theaters on March 8, 2013 and stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Zach Braff, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz, among others.

Synopsis of the film, from the press release:
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.


What do you think of the film? It reminds me a bit of Alice in Wonderland (the newest one) imagery-wise. Looks great!

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