New Character Poster For OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL Featuring 'Evanora'

Rachel Weisz (The Bourne Legacy)'s Wicked Witch of the East is featured in a new character poster for Disney's Oz: The Great And Powerful, directed by Spider-Man's Sam Raimi. Hit the jump to check them out.

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By Paul Romano - 1/24/2013
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, 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, Evanora and Glinda, 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.

When small-time magician Oscar Diggs pulls one flimflam too many, he finds himself hurled into the fantastical Land of Oz where he must somehow transform himself into the great and powerful Wizard—and just maybe into a better man as well.

Digital Spy will be premiering a total of four character posters over the next couple days, so stay tuned.

Oz: The Great And Powerful stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams. The film is set to hit theaters March 8th, 2013.

Source: Digital Spy
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HRDWYR - 1/24/2013, 9:24 AM
1st - looking forward to this movie
SuperDude001 - 1/24/2013, 10:43 AM
Looks cool, although all these Wizard of Oz spin-offs always disappoint me by not exactly being in continuity with the original story :/
Meh still looks cool, and I have faith in Franco.
punkstealingluggage - 1/24/2013, 12:32 PM
Witches ain't sh!t but hos with tricks....

sorry...i couldn't help myself...
gaikinger - 1/24/2013, 1:41 PM
isnt the wicked witch of the west name elphaba?
GUNSMITH - 1/24/2013, 5:18 PM
SamHell - 1/24/2013, 5:46 PM
sounds that way Gunsmith
xstryker - 1/25/2013, 5:34 AM
Elphaba was the name created by the author of Wicked. She's not given a name by L. Frank Baum or those who wrote "official" Oz sequels. Oz is presumably public domain but Wicked is not. (The same is true of the names of the dwarves in Snow White)

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