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Emerald City 

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A modern reimagining of the stories that led to 'The Wizard of Oz'.
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Series cast summary:
Adria Arjona ...  Dorothy Gale 10 episodes, 2017
Oliver Jackson-Cohen ...  Lucas 10 episodes, 2017
Ana Ularu ...  West 10 episodes, 2017
Gerran Howell ...  Jack 10 episodes, 2017
Jordan Loughran ...  Tip 10 episodes, 2017
Vincent D'Onofrio ...  The Wizard 10 episodes, 2017
Mido Hamada ...  Eamonn 9 episodes, 2017
Isabel Lucas ...  Anna 9 episodes, 2017
Joely Richardson ...  Glinda 7 episodes, 2017
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson ...  Ojo 7 episodes, 2017
Roxy Sternberg ...  Elizabeth 7 episodes, 2017
Vahid Gold ...  Toby 7 episodes, 2017
Stefanie Martini ...  Lady Ev 7 episodes, 2017
Rebeka Rea ...  Sylvie 6 episodes, 2017
Gina McKee ...  Jane 5 episodes, 2017
Gina Bellman ...  Karen 5 episodes, 2017
Stewart Scudamore ...  Hugh 5 episodes, 2017
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Storyline

When a tornado transports Dorothy Gale from Lucas, Kan., to the faraway land of Oz, her arrival sets in motion a prophecy about a disastrous event known as The Beast Forever and strikes fear into the land's almighty ruler, the Wizard. On her quest to meet the Wizard in Emerald City, Dorothy encounters witches, an amnesiac soldier, a sheltered little boy and many more mysterious beings who will ultimately shape the future of Oz and Dorothy's place in it.

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A new Oz rises See more »


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USA

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English

Release Date:

6 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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Emerald City See more »

Filming Locations:

Réal Alcazar, Seville, Spain See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

A rainbow suncatcher can be seen in the kitchen when Dorothy is talking to Aunt Em. A nod to "Somewhere over the Rainbow" and the color that reflects a change when Dorothy lands in Oz. Instead of arriving to Oz in color it is now black and white via the snow. The Kansas scenes of "The Wizard of Oz" were filmed in sepia, not black and white. See more »

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Beautifully realised fantasy
28 December 2018 | by robertemeraldSee all my reviews

With Game of Thrones dominating all things fantasy (well, it does around here!), it seems to me to be pretty brave for any production company to consider the genre when they are destined to be compared. Thankfully that challenge has been taken up with Emerald City. Full of eye-popping sets, wonderful props, astounding locations, brilliant design elements and mind blowing special effects, and combining with beautiful leads, great actors all, and an evocative soundscape, as well as a modern script and original story ideas, and the wait for the next season of Game is now not so onerous. I've watched three episodes so far, having bought the dvd with some trepidation, but I've easily been won over. Vincent D'Onofrio is especially good as the Wizard, in fact, his role and its execution are likely pivotal to this show's success. Don't think he totally steals the show though, as there are many brilliant characters. And it was also brave, I think, to take on a Wizard of Oz remake. Bravo!


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