Syfy Eyes Post-Apocalyptic Wizard of Oz Mini

Syfy Wizard of Oz MiniseriesWe are so not in Kansas anymore.

Syfy has tapped Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter director Timur Bekmambetov to executive-produce (and possibly helm) a miniseries adaptation of The Wizard of Oz — but with a big ol’ post-apocalyptic twist.

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Per our sister site Deadline, Warriors of Oz will follow a male soldier from present-day Earth who is transported to a dystopian future to vanquish the evil wizard who has enslaved the land.

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In his quest, our protagonist enlists three fellow warriors dubbed Heartless, Brainless, and Coward — because when the fate of the globe is at stake, you want the dumb guy and the scaredy-cat on your team.

Shades of 2009’s Alice mini, am I right? (Or, as I stand corrected, 2007’s Tin Man.)