February 29, 2024 4:43 pm

Kenya Barris Explains Why He's Remaking The Wizard of Oz
Kenya Barris Explains Why He's Remaking The Wizard of Oz

Kenya Barris Explains Why He’s Remaking The Wizard of Oz

The next classic movie that’s getting a remake is The Wizard of Oz. It was previously revealed that Kenya Barris is writing and directing a new take on the classic story for Warner Bros., and in a new interview with Jimmy Fallon for The Tonight Show, the filmmaker opened up about the project. He explains how it came to be, revealing how he’d originally pursued a new take on The Wiz before running into a dead end. Barris notes that the upcoming movie adaptation of Wicked seems to have killed that plan.

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​The Wizard of Oz will be reimagined by Kenya Barris, but that process first began with an attempt to remake The Wiz. Read More