The Wizard of Oz - Page 2

NBC Orders Live 'Peter Pan,' 'Wizard of Oz' Series, Katherine Heigl CIA Drama

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 19, 2014 @ 1:20 PM
Universal / Disney
NBC's gamble in resurrecting the live TV musical paid off handsomely (for viewers and tweets, anyway), so the network has set their sights even higher. NBC will next look to adapt 'Peter Pan' as a live televised performance, and has also given a series order to 'Wizard of Oz' drama 'Emerald City,' and a pilot order for 'Grey's Anatomy' vet Katherine Heigl's CIA drama 'State of Affairs.'

'Supernatural' Review: "Slumber Party"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 30, 2013 @ 7:58 AM
The CW
Supernatural’ season 9 summons its fourth episode of the year in “Slumber Party,” as Charlie's (Felicia Day) return becomes complicated when the boys stumble into a decades-old mystery of the true 'Wizard of Oz' within the Men of Letters base.
Last week’s ‘Supernatural’ episode, “I'm No Angel,” saw Castiel struggle to adapt to the challenges of humanity while on the run from the angels, and Dean was forced to make a difficult choice in the pursuit of his fallen friend, so what does the fourth season 9 episode bring?  What strange and unexpected challenges will the Winchesters face in the coming year?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Supernatural’ season 9 episode 4, “Slumber Party”!

'Supernatural' "Slumber Party" Sneak Preview: Felicia Day Returns, Meets 'The Wizard of Oz'?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 24, 2013 @ 9:43 AM
The CW
This past week's more Castiel-centric 'Superantural' installment "I'm No Angel" dropped some heavy emotional moments between the characters, but next Tuesday's "Slumber Party" will feel much lighter, both literally and figuratively. Not only does Charlie (Felicia Day) return, but the boys discover the real-life Dorothy trapped in their wall, fresh from a visit to Oz!

'Wizard of Oz' TV Tornado Travels Down the 'Red Brick Road' for Lifetime's 'Game of Thrones'-Style Drama

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 11, 2013 @ 7:08 PM
Warner Bros.
Though technically the latest 'Wizard of Oz' TV series adaptation in the manic race to cash in on the film's 75th anniversary had been in development before the others, 'Game of Thrones'-style 'Red Brick Road' has officially landed a house on the Lifetime channel.

You Can See That Again: How TV Shows Become the Hot New Way to Reboot Movie Franchises

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 12, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
We’ve all heard the casual moans of fan communities that Hollywood never comes up with anything original anymore, settling into the familiar patterns of sequels, remakes, and adaptations of familiar properties to cash in on brand recognition. And while remakes have become subtly accepted as a chance for a new take on dormant properties, the recent ‘RoboCoptrailer reminded us just how much passions can strain in the dissection of beloved classics.

'Wizard of Oz' TV Series: CW Next in Line with 'Dorothy Must Die'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 6, 2013 @ 8:52 PM
Warner Bros.
Forget 'The Wizard of Oz,' we're closer to the 'Wizard of Oy,' at this point. Following NBC's announcement to develop a 'Game of Thrones'-style take on the L. Frank Baum mythology titled 'Emerald City,' which itself followed CBS modern medical drama 'Dorothy,' The CW has thrown their hat onto the yellow brick road in developing a "what if" take on the classic tale, titled 'Dorothy Must Die.'

'Wizard of Oz' TV Tornado Sweeps Up NBC for 'Game of Thrones'-Style 'Emerald City'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 23, 2013 @ 1:59 PM
Stop us if you've heard this one before, but it seems 'The Wizard of Oz' has landed another house on the upcoming TV development season. Following news that CBS had an eye toward adapting Frank Baum's 1900 classic as medical drama 'Dorothy,' NBC has begun development on its own fantasy take, 'Emerald City,' utilizing a darker, 'Game of Thrones'-influenced approach to the classic story.

CBS Developing 'Wizard of Oz' TV Series 'Dorothy,' as a Medical Drama?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 9, 2013 @ 12:00 AM
Iconic cinema classic 'The Wizard of Oz' has spawned numerous TV attempts, everything from the Sci-Fi channel's 'Tin Man,' to Syfy's 'Warriors of Oz,' to a 'Game of Thrones'-style 'Red Brick Road' and even 'Once Upon A Time,' so what's next? Why, CBS medical drama 'Dorothy' of course! It makes perfect sense! Summon the TV-maker people, guys, we're serial!

Syfy is Updating 'The Wizard of Oz' With Help From the Director of 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

by Damon Houx July 22, 2013 @ 7:58 PM
Warner Brothers
The Syfy channel wants to get in on the recent resurgence of 'The Wizard of Oz'-related material with their own revised and rebooted Oz. The plan is to move the story to a post-apocalyptic future, and have 'Abraham LIncoln: Vampire Hunter' director Timur Bekmambetov at the helm of their version, which is titled 'Warriors of Oz.'

'Wizard of Oz' Returning to Theaters in 3D and IMAX

by ScreenCrush Staff June 4, 2013 @ 9:24 AM
Warner Bros.
Hollywood's 3D reissue craze might be slowing down a bit in the wake of underwhelming returns for releases like 'Finding Nemo 3D,' but it hasn't stopped entirely. In fact, this fall, Warner Bros. will celebrate the 75th birthday of 'The Wizard of Oz' by sending a newly restored print to theaters for a special one-week run in IMAX 3D.