James Franco & Mila Kunis Confirmed For Oz

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James Franco and Mila Kunis have both signed on to Oz, the Great and Powerful.

Walt Disney Pictures has confirmed that the two will star in the new Sam Raimi film, set as a prequel to the 1939 beloved movie The Wizard of Oz. 

Robert Downey Jr. was originally supposed to play the part of the great and powerful Oz, but backed out a few months ago.  Franco will take his place as the leader of Oz with Kunis playing a witch named Theodora.

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The film is about a young magician who runs away from a traveling circus.  He gets caught in a tornado and winds up in Oz, which is run by two wicked witches.

Kunis and Franco previously appeared together in the Shawn Levy film Date Night.

Oz, the Great and Powerful is set to be released sometime in 2013.

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Mila Kunis is a young actress from the Soviet Union. Kunis is best known as Jackie Burkhart from That 70's Show and the voice of Meg on Family Guy. However, Mila Kunis' first television role was actually on the soap opera Days of Our Lives as a young Hope Williams.

Kunis has also been in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Black Swan, Friends with Benefits, and Ted.

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