Actress Abigail Spencer has become the latest to join the cast of Oz: The Great and Powerful for director Sam Raimi and Walt Disney Pictures.
The actress will portray a young woman in Kansas who willingly participates in Oz's magic tricks, before he is actually transported to Oz via tornado. Abigail Spencer joins a cast that includes James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, and Michelle Williams.
Sam Raimi is directing Oz: The Great and Powerful from a screenplay by Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire. Production is scheduled to begin later this month in Michigan.
Abigail Spencer is best known for her TV turns in Mad Men and Hawthorne. She will next be seen in Cowboys & Aliens, which hits theaters on July 29.