The initial trailer has just been released for the sexy and more mysterious makeover of this much-loved, classic storybook series from L. NBC's new series, "Emerald City," has been cast for a 10-episode pilot season.According to EW, NBC's "Emerald City" is the modern retelling of Dorothy's tale will excite fans and pique their interest.Yet, together, their ultimate destiny is nothing less than saving the world and mankind.
Toto is now a trained K-9 police dog, but he and Dorothy still get transported from Kansas to Oz by a giant tornado.
NBC's "Emerald City" story still kicks off with the death of the hated, wicked witch.
They spent their boyhood summers in the small town of Dalton, Texas, swimming in the quarry, shooting bottle rockets and doing everything they could to mine the fun out of small-town life.
But their idyllic world turned chaotic one fateful summer afternoon when a well-intentioned and heroic attempt to save their friend Jessie (Bre Blair, "Last Vegas") from her alcoholic mother ultimately cost the 13-year-old boys nine months at Quitman Youth Detention Facility, where their lives were changed forever.
The cast also includes Conor O'Farrell ("The Lincoln Lawyer"), Deidrie Henry ("Justified") and Demetrius Grosse ("Saving Mr. "Game of Silence" is executive produced by Carol Mendelsohn, David Hudgins, Julie Weitz, Tariq Jalil, Timur Savci, Deran Sarafian and Niels Arden Oplev (Pilot).
The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Universal Television.From the executive producers of "CSI" and "Friday Night Lights" comes a gripping new drama about friendship, love, revenge and the moral dilemma of how far one will go in the pursuit of justice.Jackson Brooks (David Lyons, "Revolution") is a successful attorney who seems to have it all.When Dorothy meets the famed wizard, played by Vincent D' Onofrio, he asks her an important question: "Ask yourself why you were brought to Oz," he says. Five best friends have a dark secret they thought was buried 25 years ago, but they soon discover that you can't hide your past forever.Blamed for the tragic event, those with extraordinary abilities are in hiding or on the run from those with nefarious motives.