Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
|Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return|
|Directed by||Dan St. Pierre
|Produced by||Bonne Radford
|Screenplay by||Adam Balsam
|Story by||Randi Barnes|
|Based on||Dorothy of Oz
by Roger Stanton Baum
|Music by||Bryan Adams
|Editing by||Dan Molina
|Distributed by||Clarius Entertainment|
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (originally titled Dorothy of Oz) is an upcoming 3D computer-animated musical film based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, and Dorothy of Oz by his great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum. It is being produced by Summertime Entertainment, the family entertainment division of Alpine Pictures, and directed by Daniel St. Pierre and Will Finn. The film is scheduled to be released in a minimum of 3,000 theaters in the U.S. and Canada on May 9, 2014.
Dorothy Gale (Lea Michele) returns to Kansas to find it devastated. Dorothy then finds a new way to get back to the Land of Oz only to discover that her old friends the Scarecrow (Dan Aykroyd), Tin Man (Kelsey Grammer), Cowardly Lion (Jim Belushi) and the entire Land of Oz are all in grave danger. On Dorothy's new journey through Oz, she meets new friends like a marshmallow man named Marshal Mallow (Hugh Dancy), a china doll princess (Megan Hilty), an ancient tree-turned-tugboat named Tugg (Patrick Stewart), and a large owl named Wiser (Oliver Platt). With the help of her new friends, they band together against a wicked Jester (Martin Short) who wants to control Oz by turning important people into marionettes.
- Lea Michele as Dorothy Gale
- Martin Short as The Jester
- Jim Belushi as The Cowardly Lion
- Dan Aykroyd as The Scarecrow
- Kelsey Grammer as The Tin Man
- Megan Hilty as China Princess
- Hugh Dancy as Marshal Mallow
- Oliver Platt as Wiser the Owl
- Bernadette Peters as Glinda the Good Witch
- Patrick Stewart as Tugg
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