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Following new posters in recent days, a second full-length trailer for Disney’s highly-anticipated film Oz the Great and Powerful premiered today.

The Oz the Great and Powerful trailer begins with Oz (James Franco) in black-and-white, retro footage getting swept away by a hurricane and begging for a second chance at life. He’s then transported to Oz, where he meets Theodora The Good Witch (Mila Kunis). The film, as most know, is a prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Oz the Great and Powerful opens March 8, 2013. The film was directed by Sam Raimi. Other stars in the film include Rachel Weisz as Evanora, Michelle Williams as Glinda, Abigail Spencer as May, and Zach Braff as Frank. The official synopsis reads as follows:

Hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he first thinks he’s hit the jackpot — until he meets three witches, Theodora (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 and put his own magical talents to the test to transform himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, but a better man as well.

How do you think this Oz film is looking so far? Will you catch it in theaters next year?

You can watch the original trailer, released in July, in our previous story. Also worth viewing is behind the scenes interviews from the set with Franco and Kunis.

  • http://twitter.com/dracosdetour Kay Marie

    This looks like an awesome movie! Can’t wait to see it! So does that mean Disney will do a new version of the original Wizard of Oz, too?

    • TheFirst

      I believe this movie is supposed to be an (unofficial) prequel to the 1939 MGM movie. For example, the Wicked Witch of the West is also green in this movie and looks like the witch from the 1939 movie. So my guess is they won’t make a new version of the original story.

      • http://www.facebook.com/erikd1 Erik Davison

        I don’t think so… I think it’s a prequel to the book because the wicked witch is the ONLY witch who looks like she did in the MGM movie. And in the original movie the wizard didn’t get caught in a tornado. Also in the original movie, OZ is all a dream while in “The Wonderful Wizard of OZ” book, it’s a very real place.

  • http://hypable.com John Thrasher

    Wowwww…this is one of the best trailers ever! Can’t wait for this!

  • alex

    where did you found the image you used in the preview? is it a new poster? (the one with the wizard and the three witches) because I looked over all past posts on “disney-OZ” and I can’t find a bigger version of that one.

  • http://www.facebook.com/kevin.landeen Kevin Landeen

    CAN’T WAIT!

  • http://twitter.com/sparrowlight Caroline Niziol

    Trailer aside, the auto-roll video at the top of the page is VERY irritating.

  • http://twitter.com/G30rg13_R Georgie R

    That actually looks so good!!

  • http://twitter.com/CuriousCarson Carson

    But this sets it up as if the plot of the movie is that he has to defeat the Wicked Witch, but in The Wizard of Oz, the witch isn’t defeated, and this is a prequel to that. Did I miss something?

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