Wizard of Oz inspirated NBC series Emerald City in development

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Emerald City has found its director,  Tarsem Singh (also known professionally as Tarsem). The filmmaker behind The Fall, Immortals, and Self/Less (among other movies)

The series that has been described before, as follows:

“Emerald City” follows 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and her K9 police dog who, after a tornado, are transported to another world far away — a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors, dark magic and a bloody battle for supremacy. The series is a darker spin on “Oz” where wicked witches don’t stay dead for long and a young girl becomes a headstrong warrior who holds the fate of kingdoms in her hands.

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