Dorthy Is Taking Over Emerald City! (@nbc)

emerald cityNBC has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order for “Emerald City,” a re-imagining of the classic Frank L. Baum books that have inspired everything from “The Wizard Of Oz” to “Wicked.”

Based on the 14-book series that first created the wonderful – and treacherous – Land of Oz, “Emerald City” is a dramatic and modern re-imagining of the tales that include lethal warriors, competing kingdoms, and the infamous wizard as we’ve never seen him before. A head-strong 20-year-old Dorothy Gale is unwittingly sent on an eye-opening journey that thrusts her into the center of an epic and bloody battle for the control of Oz.

Writer Matt Arnold and Josh Friedman will serve as executive producers. Universal Television is the production comp

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