3D Film Nears Completion After Four Years of Steady Production
November 12, 2012 (Newswire.com) - Summertime Entertainment recently released several new images from its upcoming film "Dorothy of Oz," starring "Glee's" Lea Michele who voices Dorothy Gale. The beloved character is called back to Oz to save Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Glinda, and the other quirky inhabitants of Oz from a new foe.
The new images reveal a few unseen moments from the film including: the Jester (Martin Short) with Glinda (Bernadette Peters) before Dorothy arrives; Dorothy (Lea Michele), Wiser the Owl (Oliver Platt) and Marshal Mallow (Hugh Dancy) in a Candy County courthouse; the woodland creatures who help Dorothy along her quest. You can view these images on the official "Dorothy of Oz" Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151252548537668.483149.207510877667&type=1
After four solid years of production (meeting the average production timeline for a feature animated film), the film is still a work-in-progress, but nearing completion. Soon, Roger Stanton Baum's popular book, "Dorothy of Oz" will be on the big screen worldwide as a 3D CG animated feature film.
"Dorothy of Oz" is a 3D CG animated feature produced by Summertime Entertainment. The film stars Lea Michele (Dorothy), Martin Short (The Jester), Jim Belushi (Lion), Dan Aykroyd (Scarecrow), Kelsey Grammer (Tin Man), Megan Hilty (China Princess), Hugh Dancy (Marshal Mallow), Oliver Platt (Wiser the Owl), Patrick Stewart (Tugg) and Bernadette Peters (Glinda). The film begins where one of the world's most popular and beloved fairy tales, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, ends, and continues Dorothy's journey via the further adventure books written by Baum's great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum.
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About Summertime Entertainment:
Founded by the Carroll Brothers (Ryan Carroll and Roland Carroll), Summertime Entertainment is a multi-media company specializing in family-friendly entertainment for film, television, digital, mobile, and other trans-media platforms. Currently, Summertime Entertainment is in production on a new franchise of epic proportions - the re-vitalization of the indelible and beloved Oz world originally created by L. Frank Baum and carried on through the creative minds of his descendants. Through various forms of digital worlds, online communities and a brand new stereoscopic, 3D-animated feature film, Oz will soon be brought back to life in literally new dimensions, for a whole new generation to love and cherish.
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