Sam Raimi to Direct Wizard of Oz Prequel with Robert Downey Jr.

Good thing he found something to replace Spider-Man. Deadline New York reports that Disney “has received a commitment from director Sam Raimi to Oz: The Great And Powerful as his next film. Raimi had become attached to Oz in June, with the hope of landing Robert Downey Jr to play the title character … Downey hasn’t locked in yet, but it’s looking good.”

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Source: Deadline New York

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