The ‘Black Swan’ star will play a wicked witch in Sam Raimi‘s prequel to the 1939 classic
Mila Kunis is preparing to get very wicked.
The "Black Swan" star will indeed play a nefarious witch in Disney's "Oz, the Great and Powerful," Mila Kunis_0.jpeg” style=”border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 15px; float: left; width: 300px; height: 200px;” title=”” />TheWrap confirmed Friday.
Oscar nominee James Franco has the title role in Sam Raimi's "Wizard of Oz" prequel. The film centers around a young magician who is forced to flee from a traveling circus. His hot air balloon gets caught in a tornado, and he winds up in Oz, which is run by a pair of wicked witches.
In this tale, Kunis plays Theodora, a witch who starts off good, like her sister Glinda. But when Franco's character rejects her romantic advances, Theodora goes evil.
Variety originally confirmed the casting.