The ‘Black Swan’ actress in talks to join Sam Raimi's ‘Wizard of Oz’ prequel
This is definitely not your grandfather's wicked witch.
"Black Swan's" Mila Kunis is in talks to play the Wicked Witch of the West in Sam Raimi's "Oz, the Great and Powerful," TheWrap has learned.
Academy Award nominee James Franco remains in talks to play the Wizard. Robert Downey Jr. and Johnny Depp had been reported to be considering the role.
Joe Roth is producing the Walt Disney Picture movie, which is slated to be released in 2013.
The movie is about 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.
Vulture originally reported the story.