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[03/04/13 - 11:10 AM]
Emerald City Comes to Hollywood When E!'s Special "Oz The Great and Powerful" Premieres Thursday, March 7th at 8:00pm ET/PT
Plus: E! premieres an exclusive clip from the film "that has everyone talking."

[via press release from E!]

EMERALD CITY COMES TO HOLLYWOOD WHEN E!'S SPECIAL "OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL" PREMIERES THURSDAY, MARCH 7TH AT 8:00PM ET/PT

HOSTED BY E NEWS' GIULIANA RANCIC, SPECIAL TAKES A PEAK BEHIND THE CURTAIN AT THE FILM WITH A FULL CAST INTERVIEW AND AN EXCLUSIVE CLIP

Los Angeles, CA - March 4, 2013- Lions, and tigers, and... flying monkeys? Oh my! In this brand new 30-minute special, Giuliana Rancic takes fans on a journey into the creation of Disney's newest film "Oz The Great and Powerful" with a special look at this visual masterpiece. Giuliana sits down with the entire A-list cast including James Franco, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, and Mila Kunis along with director Sam Raimi, to get all the behind-the-scenes information directly from the source. Plus, E! premieres an exclusive clip from the film that has everyone talking. Don't miss this insider's look at the magic behind this movie when "OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL" premieres Thursday, March 7 at 8:00pm ET/PT only on E!

Giuliana goes head-to-head with this A-list cast and director Sam Raimi. James Franco, Oz himself, talks about how today's technology has enhanced the recreation of this iconic 1939 film. With the latest tricks and tools, "Oz the Great and Powerful" fans will feel like they are walking down the famous Yellow Brick Road themselves. Plus James explains in detail how he trained with a world famous magician to learn some of the amazing tricks that he does in the movie, and razzes director Sam Raimi about the one that didn't make the cut. Additionally, the three witches Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, and Mila Kunis as dish about their childhood experiences with the "Wizard of Oz" and how their costumes helped their characters come to life: including how it helped Rachel fly for her scenes. Zach Braff, one of the flying monkeys, admits to Giuliana how he got into character in an unusual way.

And no Oz special would be complete without the man behind the movie magic, director Sam Raimi. He takes Giuliana through the secrets of casting each character dmitting that in particular the character of Oz needed to be someone that was a "womanizer", "two timer", and "doesn't respect his friends" - so how did he end up with James Franco? And to top off the special, E! premieres an exclusive clip from the movie that all fans will want to see.

Be sure to tune in on Thursday, March 7th when E! News Giuliana Rancic takes a behind the scenes look with this brand new special "Oz The Great and Powerful" airing at Thursday, March 7th at 8:00pm ET/PT only on E!

About E! Entertainment

E! is television's top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and E! content is available on all platforms any time and anywhere from E! Online to social media to mobile to VOD to the latest emerging platforms. Popular programming includes E! core franchises, "E! News," "The Soup," "Chelsea Lately," "Fashion Police" and "True Hollywood Story," as well as the network's hit series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Khloé & Lamar," "Kourtney and Kim Take New York," "Ice Loves Coco" and "After Lately." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.





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