Geek News: ADRIA ARJONA IS THE NEW DOROTHY GALE

By T. Mack

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NBC’s new series Emerald City is built on the premise of The Wizard of Oz and set to premier this Fall with 10 episodes. Some aspects of the original story will be in place, however it seems this show will take a darker spin on the classic tale. Adria Arjona (CBS’s Person of Interest, HBO’s True Detective) has been cast in the lead role of Dorothy Gale. Continue reading

EMERALD CITY: Another New Show Coming this Fall

By: Dani

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The Wizard of Oz is getting yet another remake in the form of a new show on NBC. This show already has a rich history. Before it was announced earlier this month for next season, the show had already been nixed and revived…NBC ordered another 10-episode series of the show (now with David Schulner at the helm) after killing the first order. The show’s premise stays close to that of the classic movie…in the beginning, at least. A tornado sweeps away 20-yr old Dorothy Gale and her K-9 police dog to another world. A world full of magic, witches, battles for power, and creatures of darkness. Unlike the movie, the show will put a dark spin on the Land of Oz, and Dorothy will not be so helpless. Her character is actually described as a Warrior, which will be a nice deviation from the original. Continue reading