New Poster For OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL; Is It A Cartoon?

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Remember when Sam Raimi made low budget schlockers, before he turned to the darkside of bland big budget filmmaking? I don’t either, but I’m sure it wasn’t a fever dream. Anyway, the artist formally known as Sam Raimi, the director of The Evil Dead is now getting ready for the release of Oz The Great And Powerful. Here’s a new poster for the prequel to L. Frank Baum legendary tale, The Wizard of Oz (well, the film is legendary at least). I just have one question, is it a cartoon?

It sure looks like it from this new poster, although we all know that it’s not. I wonder how much of this poster was created in a computer – maybe 99%? The witch at the bottom is either Mila Kunis or Rachel Weisz. I’d bet on Weisz , (or some graphic artist’s interpretation of Weisz), but that’s a total guess . At least this new poster is a step up from the woefully bland teaser poster from July.

According to Yahoo:

“The new movie tells the story of how Oscar Diggs (James Franco) was carried off from Kansas in his hot-air balloon and eventually became the Wizard of the magical place long before Dorothy ever dropped in. Along the way, Oscar meets three alluring witches: Glinda (Michelle Williams), Theodora (Mila Kunis), and Evanora (Rachel Weisz). We know Glinda becomes the bubbly Good Witch, who will help Dorothy and her friends down the Yellow Brick Road.”

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Oz The Great and Powerful will open on March 8, 2013.