‘Wizard of Oz’ Gets CG-Animated

Wizard of Oz
John Boorman is attached to direct the $25 million, CG-animated pic "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." The adaptation of L Frank Baum’s original novel will be Boorman’s first toon pic. "OZ" is currently in pre-production and is written by Boorman, Ron Mita and Jim McClain (Robots). It’s scheduled to hit theaters during summer of 2010.
The English-language adaptation maintains the tale’s main characters and settings. Unlike the MGM classic, however, it’s not a musical.