Thus far we've seen multiple attempts to cash in on the forthcoming 75th anniversary of 'The Wizard of Oz' with a TV reboot, and while few pilots have made a great deal of progress, it looks like NBC's dark and twisted 'Emerald City' is the first to drop a houseful of character reveals. Meet the new Dorothy and her colorful friends in the first casting descriptions from 'Emerald City,' set for the
Iconic cinema classic 'The Wizard of Oz' has spawned numerous TV attempts, everything from the Sci-Fi channel's 'Tin Man,' to Syfy's 'Warriors of Oz,' to a 'Game of Thrones'-style 'Red Brick Road' and even 'Once Upon A Time,' so what's next? Why, CBS medical drama 'Dorothy' of course! It makes perfect sense! Summon the TV-maker people, guys, we're serial!
Many people are not aware that the L. Frank Baum novel "The Wizard of Oz" was a critique of the political situation in 1900. Every character represents something in American society -- some obvious, some less so. Check them out:
One of the last surviving members of the Munchkin gang seen in the classic film ‘The Wizard of Oz’ has died.
Karl Slover, who played several roles in the Judy Garland film, including the lead trumpeter, a soldier and a townsperson, died of cardiopulmonary arrest in Georgia on Tuesday. He was 93.