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.
More Articles by This Author...
Danielle Bradberry Crowned THE VOICE Season 4 Winner
Photo Coverage: Lindsay Mendez, Derek Klena & Cast of WICKED Celebrate 4,000th Performance!
Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils New Creative Campaign 'LOOK'
Photo Flash: First Look - John Mayer Reveals Artwork for New Album 'Paradise Valley'
Playstation Releases and Pulls PS3 4.45 Update After MAJOR Problems
Video: First Look at Antonio Pappano, Kevin O'Hare and More in Royal Opera House's Season Preview Event
BWW Reviews: ABT's LE CORSAIRE - New Staging of a Classical Work
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at New York Phil's A DANCER'S DREAM: Two Works by Stravinsky, 6/27