"Oz The Great and Powerful" (2013)
The Plot: From Disney comes the Sam Raimi-helmed, 3D-fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful," which imagines the origins of the beloved wizard character first brought to life in author L. Frank Baum’s book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." As a cinematic prequel to the book, "Oz The Great and Powerful" explores the backstory of the wizard, offering audiences both a unique and amazing movie-going experience.
It's gorgeous to look at and the 3D is stunning, but does the story live up to the effects?
James Franco and Mila Kunis Press Conference
Mila Kunis and James Franco on the effects, their characters, and the original "The Wizard of Oz."
Rachel Weisz Interview
Exclusive interview with Rachel Weisz playing the Wicked Witch of the East and the fun of being evil.
James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz pictures.
The Freaky Flying Monkeys
Rachel Weisz, who commands the flying baboons in "Oz The Great and Powerful," didn't remember the flying monkeys from the 1939 film.
"Oz The Great and Powerful" Press Conference
Mila Kunis joined her "Oz The Great and Powerful" co-star Michelle Williams and director Sam Raimi at the 2012 San Diego Comic Con to discuss the "Oz" prequel.
Sam Raimi, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz Press Conference
Director Raimi joins Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz to answer questions about this new trip to the world of OZ.
Check out the wonderful world of "Oz" as imagined in this prequel.
A list of the actors and crew, running time, release date, and MPAA rating.
Super Bowl Trailer
Disney debuted a new effects-heavy trailer during the 2013 Super Bowl, cashing in on a captive audience to show off their adventure film.
Wicked Witch Poster
She might be wicked, but at least she's got a gorgeous poster.
The yellow brick road, a hot air balloon, and a tornado are featured on the poster.
(July 2011) Disney reports filming is underway on this fantasy starring James Franco.
Sam Raimi is Off to Oz
(June 2010) "Spider-Man" helmer Sam Raimi looks like he'll be making a trip down the yellow brick road.
Rachel Weisz is a Witch
(May 2011) Or, more accurately, she'll be playing one on the big screen.