"I don't want to be a good man; I want to be a great one." So says Oscar, a humble (read: crummy) magician in a traveling circus circa 1905, just before a magical tornado sweeps him and his hot air balloon away to a land that just so happens to share his nickname: Oz. In 'Oz the Great and Powerful,' Oscar (James Franco) finds exactly what his heart desires; the chance to be a great man, wealthy and powerful, the ruler of a beautiful kingdom. And the kingdom does look damn good, and most of Oz's adventures in it are pretty entertaining as well.
Little movement on the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie has been made since Focus Features acquired the rights to the series of books in a blockbuster deal last year. Since then there have been lots of rumors about who would direct and who would star in the film. One of the most popular rumors was that Mila Kunis would star in the film as Anastasia Steele but up until now there was no substance to the news. Now, as she's promoting 'Oz, the Great and Powerful,' Kunis says she's definitely aware of the rumors and they're not entirely untrue.
The 2013 Super Bowl gives us one last, big look at Disney's 'Wizard of Oz' prequel.
Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' begs one essential question: Which witch will become the infamous Wicked Witch of the West? While we all know Michelle Williams, who plays Glinda in this 'Wizard of Oz' origin story, won't be taking to the broom anytime soon, there's still the pair of sister witches, played by Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis, to worry about. So, which actress is secretly the bane of Oz? Spoilers await after the jump.
If you watched this year's Golden Globe awards, you were treated to a new trailer for Sam Raimi's eagerly anticipated 'Oz: The Great and Powerful." If you didn't watch the Golden Globes and want a glimpse James Franco's adventures in the land of Oz, don't fret -- you can watch the footage embedded below!
The new 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' trailer has finally hit, and it's been long overdue since the first teaser trailer debuted at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year. After a slew of new pics from the Sam Raimi's movie, not including the three 'Oz' posters preceding the new trailer's release, we finally have a full-length look at 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' with more stunning footage and a deeper peek into the film's plot. But there are a few things that might have been lost amidst the hype.
After watching the 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' trailer for the um-teenth time, we've pulled a ton of images from the video to uncover some details about the movie and who this infamous Wicked Witch of the West could be.
A stage magician is transported to the land of Oz, where he encounters three witches and must prove to them that he's the all-powerful wizard they've been waiting for.
The full trailer for Sam Raimi's 'Oz The Great and Powerful' will reportedly drop in just a couple days, so we've floated in a handful of new stills from the film to get you warmed up. So, what's knew that we haven't already seen? You'll get fresh looks at Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis -- as the prequel's trio of witches -- as well as a cute monkey, because every movie needs one.