Sam Raimi Offered Oz, the Great and Powerful

Summary

Rumors of Sam Mendes directing Disney's planned "Wizard of Oz" prequel didn't pan out, but Vulture says another Sam -- Sam Raimi -- has now been offered the job. Back to Article

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August M.

Agustin Macias

Hope it's dark and twisted like the Disney movie Return to Oz.

Jun 14 - 06:53 AM

High School With Money

LEEEROOOOOAAAAHHHH MMMYYAAAANKEEEUUUNNNNSSSS

Isn't there already an animated musical version of Dorothy of OZ being made? Get ready for some yellow golden brick overload.

Jun 14 - 02:41 PM

fotc

nicholas hernandez

a prequel to a dream? stupid

Jun 14 - 04:03 PM

August M.

Agustin Macias

For the known movie, it's a dream but from the books, they're not. Give us "The Marvelous Land of Oz" it's the most interesting book of the Oz canon. Two reasons, one: Doherty is not in the story. Two: The idea of an army of girls of Oz overthrowing Emerald City for being male-dominant for too long.

Jun 14 - 04:16 PM

SpasticFish28

Heidi Sams

Shankman and Mendes would be okay, but I think Raimi's the best choice. He could bring a lot to the table.

Jun 14 - 04:14 PM

August M.

Agustin Macias

For the known movie, it's a dream but from the books, they're not. Give us "The Marvelous Land of Oz" it's the most interesting book of the Oz canon. Two reasons, one: Doherty is not in the story. Two: The idea of an army of girls of Oz overthrowing Emerald City for being male-dominant for too long.

Jun 14 - 04:16 PM

King Crunk

King Crunk

Interesting, I figured Raimi would be deep in developing the Warcraft movie though...

Jun 14 - 09:31 PM

Rusty Broomhandle

Jaco Gerber

Nah, you know how it goes, "Pffff, it's a video game movie *air quotes*, no need to spend any time or effort in developing characters, story, etc. And how about we cut the budget too, I think the Stretch Armstrong movie needs more money."

Jun 15 - 02:14 AM

Rusty Broomhandle

Jaco Gerber

Nah, you know how it goes, "Pffff, it's a video game movie *air quotes*, no need to spend any time or effort in developing characters, story, etc. And how about we cut the budget too, I think the Stretch Armstrong movie needs more money."

Jun 15 - 02:14 AM

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