Oz: The Great and Powerful: Synopsis
Walt Disney Pictures' 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 (James Franco), 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 (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), 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.
Mariah Carey to lead the Official Soundtrack for Oz:
The Great and Powerful Mariah Carey, one of the biggest stars in music, and with a voice that’s as big as her stardom, has been selected to lead the official oz the great and powerful soundtrack.
The great and powerful diva with the great and powerful voice will record the lead single ‘Almost Home’ which will be released on the 19th Feb this year with David LaChapelle to shoot the music video. LaChapelle worked with Mariah on the video for her 2001 hit ‘Loverboy’ from her ‘Glitter’ soundtrack.
Mariah has co-written and produced the song with her production team along with collaborators Simone Porter, Justin Gray and Lindsay Ray.
Oz the Great and Powerful lands at cinemas on March 8th.