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Here’s What’s Going On 07/24/2013: New Writers Courted for Next STAR TREK

Scribes with Bad Robot creds in talks… Syfy wants Oz characters to go to war… We wanted to show you the trailer for RIDDICK. We can’t. We just can’t…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.
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Here’s What’s Going On: 06/05/2013 Video News Update

Get a look at Superman’s new look… STAR TREK producer Brannon Braga gets all witchy… Damon Lindelof gets Left Behind… THE WIZARD OF OZ goes deep…
Cinefantastique Online’s Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of genre media.

Sam Raimi Going to 'OZ'

Sam Raimi Going to ‘OZ’

Sat on this for a while, but it appears to be legit.
Deadline.com says it can confirm that Sam Raimi (SPIDER-MAN) is going to direct OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL for Walt Disney Pictures.
Robert Downey Jr. (IRON MAN) is said to be in talks to play the role of the “Wizard” in this prequel to THE [...]

Downey & Mendes On For Wizard of Oz Prequel?

Downey & Mendes On For Wizard of Oz Prequel?

According to Production Weekly’s Twitter feed THE WIZARD OF OZ prequel, entitled OZ THE GREAT AND THE POWERFUL, may have secured it’s director and star. Following the sad BOND 23 news it seems director Sam Mendes (ROAD TO PERDITION, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD) has found his next project and Robert Downey Jr. (IRON MAN, SHERLOCK HOLMES) is [...]

Journey back to Oz?

The Los Angeles Times tells us that the blockbuster success of Disney’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND – a remake of a beloved family-friendly fantasy classic – has Warner Brothers seriously debating on whether to proceed with one of a pair of projects inspired by the 1939 WIZARD OF OZ.
One project, called “Oz,” currently lives at Warner’s New [...]