Sam Raimi To Direct Disney’s “Oz: The Great And Powerful”
Director Sam Raimi has officially been hired to work on Disney’s movie “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” set to release in 2013. While it was originally suspected that Johnny Depp may star in the movie, it is looking more like Robert Downey Jr. will take the lead as the Wizard of Oz.
The script is being worked on by David Lindsay-Abaire and production on the movie is set to begin next year. We’ll keep you posted as more casting details are released!