The first seven minutes of “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Vol. 2” was shown yesterday at Comic-Con. Which explains why yesterday afternoon, no matter where you were in America, you may have heard the faint sounds of thousands of Bella Swan fans screaming.
But personally, I got closer to squee! mode when I found out the first trailer for Sam Raimi’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” was unveiled at the Con and had made its way online. This “Wizard of Oz” prequel — which casts James Franco as the aspiring magician who gets swept up in a hot-air balloon and tapped to become the man behind the curtain — mirrors 1939’s “The Wizard of Oz” in a few ways. It boasts a mean tornado; the film shifts from black-and-white to color; it’s got flying monkeys. But it also features Michelle Williams as a particular lovely Glinda and Franco finally acting in a major motion picture again.
Watch the clip below.