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  • 'Oz the Great and Powerful' explains the man in the Emerald City ★★ 1/2

    'Oz the Great and Powerful' explains the man in the Emerald City ★★ 1/2
    In show business, like all business, very often you spend money to make money. Director Sam Raimi's "Oz the Great and Powerful" is Disney's latest attempt to spend $200 million to make a billion worldwide, on the order of Tim Burton's "Alice in...
  • How Michael Jackson's son landed an 'Entertainment Tonight' job

    How Michael Jackson's son landed an 'Entertainment Tonight' job
    Since their heart-wrenching appearance at Michael Jackson’s funeral in 2009, the King of Pop’s three children have largely remained out of the media glare. Now, almost four years later, one of the music icon’s sons has decided to step...
  • Michelle Williams lost control on her journey through 'Oz'

    Michelle Williams lost control on her journey through 'Oz'
    Michelle Williams comes from the world of low-budget independent film, so, she said, it took her a while to get her sea legs on the $200-million-plus production of "Oz: The Great and Powerful." "That was a really hard transition for me to make," the...
  • Laura Ziskin dies at 61; 'Spider-Man' producer

    Laura Ziskin dies at 61; 'Spider-Man' producer
    When disagreements between some of Hollywood's most powerful people began to roil plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie several years ago, some in the entertainment industry were advising filmmakers to walk away. But Laura Ziskin, the franchise's...
  • 'The Possession' is No. 1; 'Oogieloves' posts worst opening ever

    'The Possession' is No. 1; 'Oogieloves' posts worst opening ever
    "The Possession" took ownership of the No. 1 spot at the box office this Labor Day weekend, but there was no love for "The Oogieloves." The horror flick produced by Sam Raimi did stronger-than-expected business, grossing a solid $21.3 million over the...
  • Brand X Files: Daily Beast eats Newsweek. Kanye West cancels on 'Today.' Coffee gets Proof.

     
    Daily Beast gobbles up Newsweek: The new and old media properties will merge, creating a Daily Week/Newsy Beast/Beastweek/something something politics. Looking forward to Time and the Huffington Post announcing their partnership as Huffington Time!...
  • “Noir” — anime to live action, courtesy of Sam Raimi and Starz

     
    Director and PRODUCER Sam Raimi will probably wear only his producing hat when a live action TV version of the Japanese ninja babes anime TV hit “Noir” is turned into a movie for the Starz empire....
  • Warners wants to send Zemeckis off to see the Wizard in “Oz” remake

     
    Deadline.com is reporting that Warner Brothers wants to use the original script and have motion-capture king Robert Zemeckis behind the camera — at the keyboard? — for a remake of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Actually, he'd be...
  • Downey bails out of ‘Oz’ prequel, might Depp be the new Wizard?

     
    “The Wizard of Oz” prequel Sam Raimi has been cooking up, a prequel about how the wizard became a whiz of a wiz if ever a wiz there was, has lost its leading man. Robert Downey Jr., whose name is bandied about a lot when people talk tentpole...
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Franco?

     
    Robert Downey Jr. decided against becoming “Oz, the Great and Powerful.” So too has Johnny Depp. Now Sam Raimi is trying to talk James Franco into taking on his “Wizard of Oz” prequel, a movie that's starting to look like the...
  • Mila Kunis cashes in, headed to ‘Oz’ with Sam Raimi

     
    She was supposedly in line to co-star in the live-action Hughes Brothers remake of the manga-turned-anime “Akira,” perhaps with James Franco. Now Mila Kunis is riding her “Black Swan” swoon into Sam Raimi's big-budget “Oz,...
  • 'House' writers talk about the Huddy breakup and all that jazz

     
    "House" writers talk about "Bombshells," in which Huddy breaks up and House takes pills......