"Emerald City" Watch trailer for "Wizard of OZ" spin-off

In this modern re-imagining of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," a tornado sweeps a 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and a police dog into the air.

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NBC has released a trailer for "Emerald City," a new American fantasy TV series based on the "Land of Oz" book series written by L. Frank Baum.

The upcoming series stars Adria Arjona, Vincent D’Onofrio, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ana Ularu, Mido Hamada, Jordan Loughran, Gerran Howell, and Joely Richardson.

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In this modern re-imagining of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," a tornado sweeps a 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and a police dog into the air, casting them into the mystical land of Oz.

There, Dorothy encounters familiar characters as she navigates a dangerous world of competing realms, lethal warriors and dark magic, uncovering an unexpected destiny in the process.

 

The young woman soon learns that she carries a burden she didn't ask for, holding the fate of these unfamiliar kingdoms in her hands.

"Emerald City" is executive-produced by David Schulner, Shaun Cassidy, Josh Friedman and Matthew Arnold, and directed by Tarsem Singh Dhandwar.

The series premieres on Friday, January 6, 2017.

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