Emerald City Trailer: The Witches of Oz Wage War in New NBC Drama

There’s nothing merry about NBC’s version of Oz, as you’ll see in the just-released trailer for Emerald City.

Premiering Friday, Jan. 6 at 9/8c, the long-gestating drama whisks Kansas resident Dorothy Gale (Person of Interest‘s Adria Arjona) off to a magical kingdom by way of a violent tornado — but this is hardly a straight retelling of L. Frank Baum’s iconic tale.

NBC’s Oz is ruled by warlord witches, including Nip/Tuck‘s Joely Richardson as Glinda the “Good,” and populated by twisted versions of the characters you think you remember — like the hot, bloody scarecrow (?) Dorothy finds hanging on a cross in the middle of the desert.

Hit PLAY on the new trailer above, then drop a comment below with your thoughts on Emerald City.

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