Disney has officially already approved plans for a sequel film to “Oz the Great and Powerful“. James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, and Michelle Williams are all signed on for multiple sequels. Mitchell Kapner was contracted several months ago to write the screenplay for the next film in the Oz franchise. Aside from writing the screenplay for “Oz the Great and Powerful,” Kapner wrote screenplays for the Warner Bros. Pictures feature films “The Whole Nine Yards” and “The Whole Ten Yards” both starring Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry, “Romeo Must Die” starring Jet Li, and the MGM Home Entertainment direct-to-video “Into the Blue 2: The Reef“.
Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Circle of Confusion Productions and Rozar Pictures will begin shooting the sci-fi action 3D feature film “Jupiter Ascending” on February 26, 2013. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles for the film’s lead roles, with addition casting to take place in Chicago and London, UK where shooting will take place. The background extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles will be hired in Chicago and London throughout the duration of the shoot. Registration for locals can be done online. “Jupiter Ascending” is to be the first film in a trilogy.
Disney‘s “Oz: The Great and Powerful” will begin shooting in July. Auditions for the film’s co-stars and supporting players continues in Los Angeles, and casting for additional speaking roles, extras, photo doubles, and stand-ins for the film’s main stars has begun in Detroit and Pontiac, Michigan.
Actor James Franco will portray the Wizard in “Oz: The Great and Powerful”
Casting is starting to become very interesting in the upcoming fantasy feature film “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” as James Franco has signed on to play Oz, and Mila Kunis will play Evanorah, The Wicked Witch of The East. Auditions for the film’s co-stars and supporting players is ramping up.