Sam Raimi is directing the 3D fantasy pic, which is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz that finds the titular character arriving in the Land of Oz and being treated like a wizard by the colorful locals.
James Franco and Mila Kunis star alongside Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz, whose villainous character Evanora is an evil witch who has destroyed China Girl's family. Oz takes pity on her and becomes a reluctant surrogate father to the innocent young girl, who is made of porcelain.
The film is scheduled to start production this July in Michigan.
Oz: The Great and Powerful was released March 8th, 2013 and stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Bill Cobbs, Joey King, Tony Cox. The film is directed by Sam Raimi.