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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Did The Movie Gods Listen?

As regular readers of this blog know very well, Cinema Romantico's relationship with the all powerful movie gods is rather, shall we say, tenuous.

We implore them to bring Angelina Jolie and James Cameron together to make "Cleopatra" and 48 hours later James Cameron announces he's not taking the project.

We honor them for the trailer for "The Adjustment Bureau", hailing it as quite possibly the greatest preview we've ever seen, and 48 hours later "The Adjustment Bureau's" release date gets pushed back.

Thus, it was with great trepidation that we beseeched the movie gods in January to bring James Franco and Mila Kunis, the real stars of "Date Night", back together and to do it as soon as godly possible. Well......

My generation's screwball couple.
Sources are reporting that Sam Raimi has enlisted the considerable talents of James Franco and Mila Kunis for his forthcoming "Wizard Of Oz" prequel, apparently with sights set on Franco as the Wizard and Kunis as the Wicked Witch Of The West.

I've mocked the idea of a "Wizard Of Oz" prequel but that was before this potential casting coupe. Will they have scenes together? A lot of scenes? Or will the movie gods strike them both down with mysterious illnesses just prior to shooting and force Raimi to re-cast their roles with Dane Cook and Jessica Simpson?

Stay tuned. But we, movie fans, might just have won one. Or I've jinxed it and screwed us all yet again.


Derek Armstrong said...

"Those nipple clamps hurt me!!"

Nick Prigge said...

"Like I want to spend the rest of my life selling stolen wheelchairs!"

Sigh....I do love Taste & Whippit so.