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'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.

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