Rachel Weisz To Play Evil Witch Evanora In “Oz: The Great And Powerful”

May 7, 2011 • By

Actress Rachel Weisz is currently in negotiations to play the evil witch Evanora in the “Wizard of Oz” prequel movie from Disney, “Oz: The Great and Powerful.” The movie stars James Franco and Mila Kunis and is being directed by Sam Raimi.

Here is the description of the movie from IMDB:

“This is a prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) by L. Frank Baum, told from the point of view of the Wizard. It tells how the Wizard arrived in Oz and how he became the ruler.”

We’ll keep you posted with any new cast additions.