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James Franco’s OZ will bring $70 million plus

Critics are divided about Sam Raimi’s “Oz, the Great and Powerful.” But audiences love it. Last night, “Oz” took in more than $24.1 million. For the weekend, it will bring in $70 million plus. That includes rotten weather on the east coast last night, so today and tonight may be[...]

Zach Braff added to Sam Raimi’s “Oz” prequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From the “Garden State” of New Jersey to the Emerald City of “Oz.” It is being reported that Zach Braff, one-time star of NBC’s “Scrubs” and the writer-director of the indie comedy “Garden State,” has joined the cast of Sam Raimi’s “Wizard of Oz” prequel titled[...]

Johnny Depp may replace Robert Downey Jr. in “Oz”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Robert Downey Jr. is clicking his heel three times and following the yellow brick road away from “Oz, the Great and Powerful,” Disney’s prequel to the “Wizard of Oz” that finds a young illusionist whose hot air balloon carries him over the rainbow to the magical[...]

“Wizard of Oz” turns 71, earns serious Internet love

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You might find yourself following the Yellow Brick Road as you trip through cyberspace this morning. The reason for these “Oz” online happenings? Victor Fleming’s beloved musical masterpiece turns 71, prompting several popular sites to dedicate valuable space to “Oz.” Google, for instance, has a “Wizard[...]