Oz in the News 11.17.10

Warner Brothers Reaches Out To Robert Zemeckis For ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Remake It’s being reported that Warner Brothers is now in negotiations with Robert Zemeckis to direct their version of the tale. And what will their version of the tale be? Well, it looks like it will be something familiar to all of us. Instead of re-adapting Baum’s book to avoid stepping on the toes of the classic 1939 film that everyone knows and loves, Warner Bros. is planning to use the actual screenplay from the ’39 film for this movie.  Surprisingly, though you might expect Zemeckis’s involvement to mean he would be using the performance capture style he’s used in The Polar Express, Beowulf, and A Christmas Carol, the movie is currently planned to be live-action.

One response to “Oz in the News 11.17.10

  1. I think it’s a mistake to directly remake such a well-beloved classic. What can they change that won’t be criticized?

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