Michelle Williams has just signed on to be a part of the star-studded Disney prequel to the Wizard of Oz.
Rachel Weisz is expected to join Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful as one of the wicked witches of L. Frank Baum's mythical land.
Worldscreen.com is reporting that an adaptation of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will be produced in stereoscopic CG under the tentatively titled OZ 3D.
Check out this piece of fan art that brings together The Wizard of Oz and the world of Tron as Dorothy hits The Grid.
Heidi Jo Gilbert is pleading her case with writer Stephen Schwartz regarding the idea of having Wicked adapted into an animated musical as opposed to a live action version for the big screen. To prove her point, she's come up with a story reel put to the song "Defying Gravity."
Seemingly coming out of nowhere, this relatively low budget modern day take on an Oz-related adventure actually looks like a lot of fun as the adult Dorothy's hidden memories of Oz hold the key to the world's survival.
In this video interview, actress Lea Michele (Rachel on Glee) discusses and previews the 2012 animated musical, Dorothy of Oz.
This video by De La Soul for the song "Oooh" is a very cool tribute to The Wizard of Oz.
According to Mike Fleming over at Dateline.com, Universal Pictures is looking to transfer Broadway's Wicked to the big screen -- making it one of many Oz-related projects in development. JJ Abrams is among the dirctors being talked to.
With L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz novels being in public domain, anyone can put their own unique take on them, and that's certainly what playwright Stephanie Reif has down with "Left of Oz," which has made every character a lesbian.
Totallylookslike.com has come up with a perfect comparative study: actor Malcolm McDowell pretty much does looks like Frank Morgan, who played the Wizard (among other roles) in the 1939 production of The Wizard of Oz.
Director Leigh Scott, an alumni of Asylum Pictures, has gone the independent route with The Witches of Oz, and this is a look at the film via a behind the scenes trailer and an interview with Scott conducted by imdb.com.
While receiving an award in Chicago, actor Robert Downey, Jr. was asked whether or not the rumors of him being a part of Oz: The Great and Powerful were true.
Now it seems that everyone has decided to follow the Yellow Brick Road, with Cinematical reporting on yet another adaptation of L. Frank Baum's world, simply called Oz.
According to Deadline.com, Disney has signed Sam Raimi to direct Robert Downey Jr. in the prequel to The Wizard of Oz, Oz: The Great and Powerful.
It seems that every week brings forth new information about different film projects based on or inspired by L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz novels. Justpresspause.net has some additional details on some of them.
With Spider-Man behind him, Vulture is reporting that Sam Raimi could very well be heading to the land of Oz to replace the departing Sam Mendes on a prequel to the classic tale.
Variety reports that Glee's Lea Michele will be providing the voice for Dorothy Gale in "Dorothy of Oz," a 3D animated musical based on the novel of the same name by Roger S. Baum, great-grandson of Oz creator L. Frank Baum.
According to Pajiba.com, Drew Barrymore will likely be directing Surrender Dorothy, one of many Oz-related projects currently in development.
The dual success of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, both of which ignored previous film versions and stayed much closer to the original novels they were based on, has given producer Wyck Godfrey confidence in adapting The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.