We knew Sam Raimi was tackling the Wizard of Oz universe in his upcoming Oz: The Great and Powerful, and now we finally have our first peek at James Franco as the title character, via some leaked promotional art.
The pic, which shows a promotional sheet in Italian with a vintage-style pic of Franco sporting a top hat, definitely shows off the quirky style Raimi is aiming for.
Check out the pic below (click for a larger version):
We don't know a ton about the movie, which is eyeing a 2013 release, but here's the brief synopsis that has been making the rounds:
"A prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz that tells how the Wizard arrived in Oz became the ruler."Sound off: Will you be checking out Raimi's Oz origin tale?