October 23, 2016  

'Mad Men' Cast to Star in Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'

July 7, 2011 (9:22 am) GMT
Abigail Spencer, who plays Miss Farrell on the AMC hit series is set to join James Franco in the upcoming Disney fantasy film.

"" actress lands a role in upcoming Disney's project "". The 29-year-old Florida-born actress will star opposite , who will play Oz in this Sam Raimi-directed movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Spencer has been cast to play a young woman who becomes a willing subject of Oz's magic tricks which the magician is performing in Kansas. Also among the cast ensemble of the movie are notable actresses like , and .

"Oz: The Great and Powerful" tells the story of a wizard's journey to a land named Oz. The film points out an illusionist with an impressive skill, who is forced to escape from a traveling circus. On his journey, his hot air balloon is blown out by a huge tornado that makes him strand in Oz. The production of the fantasy flick will begin in Michigan later this month.


  1. Bob Dylan Called 'Arrogant' for Ignoring Nobel Prize Win
  2. 'Doctor Strange' Star Tilda Swinton Wants Her Own Marvel Movie
  3. Jay-Z Makes History as Nominee for 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame
  4. Police Called to Larsa and Scottie Pippen's House Before Divorce Announcement
  5. Did Madonna Just Clap Back at Lady GaGa With This Meme?
  6. Leonardo DiCaprio to Play the Man Who Invented Rock and Roll in Sam Phillips Biopic
  7. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Sell Their Chateau Miraval in France Amid Divorce
  8. Director Tim Miller Leaves 'Deadpool 2' Due to Creative Differences