First look: 'Oz the Great and Powerful' movie filmed in Michigan

Film clip released of movie starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz

Published On: Nov 15 2012 01:16:03 PM EST

A preview of the predicted blockbuster movie 'Oz the Great and Powerful' which was filmed in Michigan has been released.

The movie, which stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Willams and Rachel Weisz .

Michelle Williams plays the part of Glinda the Good Witch.

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James Franco plays the role of a snake-oil salesman whose balloon carries him to a magical place somewhere over the rainbow, where he goes on to become the Wizard of Oz.

Rachel Weisz is circling the role of Wicked Witch of the East Evanorah, who, long before Dorothy's house did her in, attempts to draw kid sister Theodorah over to the dark side. Apparently it worked: Theodorah, played by Mila Kunis, eventually becomes known as the Wicked Witch of the West.

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An open-casting call was held in Pontiac and hundreds of Michigan residents were cast in the film which was filmed in July 2011.

The Disney film was the largest feature film to ever be shot in Michigan.

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