RETURN TO OZ
is a signature away from starring as Dorothy in Fox's hip-hop TV remake of The Wizard of Oz
, according to The Hollywood Reporter
. The project tentatively titled The O.Z.
will also star Queen Latifah
(Glenda the Good Witch), Busta Rhymes
(the Cowardly Lion), Little Richard
(the Wizard), Ginuwine
(the Scarecrow) and R&B group IMX
(the flying monkeys). In the update, Dorothy is a hip-hop musical producer based in Los Angeles who, following an earthquake, finds herself (and Toto, natch) in a place called Big O.Z.