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Oz The Great And The Powerful - First poster released

Oz: The Great & Powerful

Preview by Jack Foley

THE first poster for Oz The Great And The Powerful has been released.

Directed by Sam Raimi, Disney’s fantastical adventure Oz The Great and Powerful 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.

The film, which also stars Zach Braff, is due for a UK release in March 2013.

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