Fact: Spider-Man director Sam Raimi is set to hit the Yellow Brick Road for a Wizard Of Oz prequel. Oz: The Great & Powerful will chronicle how a circus wrangler became the famous Wizard. Robert Downey, Jr. is in talks to play the lead.
Fact: Wizard Of Oz spin-off musical WICKED will become the 20th longest-running show in Broadway history on 15 December (09) when the 2,535th performance takes place in New York.
Quote: "She lives where trolls live in a magical forest called Angeles Crest Forest. She lives in a little person's house. The house was built by one of the little people who was in the Wizard Of Oz." Actor SHIA LaBEOUF on his hippie mother's bizarre living arrangements.