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Oz the Great and Powerful (14-Feb-2013)

Director: Sam Raimi

Writers: Mitchell Kapner; David Lindsay-Abaire

From novel: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Keywords: Fantasy

Prequel to the Wizard of Oz follows traveling Kansas circus magician Oscar Diggs as he finds himself sucked into a tornado and through a vortex that transports him to the magical Land of Oz.

James Franco stars in this vehicle and prequel to The Wizard of Oz as Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician in 1905 rural Kansas just trying to make a name for himself when, one day, an altercation with a strongman in his circus leads to his escape in a hot-air balloon that -- by way of a tornado -- whisks him away to the Land of Oz, where witch Theodora immediately puts him at the center of a prophecy dictating his place as a wizard who overthrows the Wicked Witch responsible for murdering the king of their realm.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Zach Braff
6-Apr-1975   Scrubs
Bruce Campbell
22-Jun-1958   Evil Dead
Bill Cobbs
16-Jun-1935   Tony on The Drew Carey Show
Tony Cox
31-Mar-1958   Marcus in Bad Santa
James Franco
19-Apr-1978   Freaks and Geeks
Mila Kunis
14-Aug-1983   Jackie on That 70's Show
Ted Raimi
14-Dec-1965   Joxer on Xena, Warrior Princess
Abigail Spencer
4-Aug-1981   Cowboys & Aliens
Rachel Weisz
7-Mar-1971   The Constant Gardener
Michelle Williams
9-Sep-1980   Jen Lindley on Dawson's Creek


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