Plot & Details
Produced for the Sci-Fi Channel, this twisted variation on L. Frank Baum's classic tale follows a young girl named D.G. and her newfound friends as they embark on a wondrous adventure through the Outer Zone (O.Z.) on a mission to locate a powerful wizard known as the Mystic Man, and break the spell of the wicked sorceress Azkadellia. An ordinary girl suddenly thrust into an extraordinary world, D.G. (Zooey Deschanel) arrives on the Outer Zone prepared to follow the fabled Old Road and fulfill her destiny. When D.G. discovers that the evil Azkadellia (Kathleen Robertson) has cast an oppressive spell over the Outer Zone, she enlists the aid of half-brained eccentric Glitch (Alan Cumming), kindly-but-cowardly beast Raw (Raoul Trujillo), and heartbroken former lawman Cain (Neal McDonough) in seeking out the wisdom of the fabled Mystic Man (Richard Dreyfuss) who lives at the end of the Old Road. With the future of the Outer Zone hanging in the balance, this adventurous group ventures down a perilous road that will find them doing battle with nightmarish flying monkey bats and Azkadellia's malevolent henchmen as they attempt to break a spell with the power to destroy them all. Perhaps before their journey is over, D.G. and her new friends will discover a few things that they never even knew about themselves as well.
- Genre(s): Fantasy
- Run Time: 360min.
- DVD Release Date: 03/11/2008
- Director(s): Nick Willing
- Starring: Zooey Deschanel , Neal McDonough , Alan Cumming , Raoul Trujillo , Kathleen Robertson
- Themes: Psychic Abilities,Totalitarian States,Finding a Way Back Home,Fantasy Lands
- Tone: Dreamlike,Grim,Hallucinatory
- Keywords: evil, girl, journey, lawman, sorceress, wizard
- Language: English
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
|Year||Award||Category||Cast & Crew||Result|
|2008||Academy of Television Arts and Sciences||Outstanding Miniseries||Nominated|