7 March 2013 3:34 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

This weekend, Disney adds a blockbuster prequel to the magical world of Oz adventure with "Oz the Great and Powerful." Sam Raimi directs James Franco as the titular Oz, exploring how he became a giant, smoke-billowing head. Before he was the man behind the curtain that you were advised to pay no attention to, he was a two-bit carnival magician, conning audiences out of their money, and women out of their hearts. But then a mysterious tornado whisked him away to the Emerald City and into the middle of a battle between Glinda the Good-Witch (played by Michelle Williams) and the Wicked Witches of the East and West (played Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis). The movie has some big ruby slippers to fill (but you won't see them in the film), so how does it play out? Moviefone breaks down the ten things you need to know about "Oz the Great and Powerful. »

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