Perfectly timed for Halloween is this new teaser poster for Sam Raimi‘s Oz: The Great and Powerful. It offers our first look at the Wicked Witch, played by either Mila Kunis or Rachel Weisz. Why the confusion? Well, there will be three witches the magician who becomes the great wizard (James Franco) will meet: Glinda (Michelle Williams), Theodora (Kunis), and Evanora (Williams). Theodora and Evanora are the evil ones, the Wicked Witches of the West and East, we just don’t know witch is which. Ha. Yeah. I’m sorry.
Anyway, this decidedly looks like the Wicked Witch of the West but it’s tough to tell whether it’s Kunis or Weisz under all that green makeup. Who do you think it is?
Oz the Great and Powerful opens on March 8th, 2013.
Disney’s fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot—fame and fortune are his for the taking—that is until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila 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 before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity—and even a bit of wizardry—Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well.