Trivia / Oz: The Great and Powerful
Actor Allusion: James Franco and Mila Kunis were romantically involved in the film Date Night as well.
Awesome, Dear Boy: Rachel Weisz got the script through her agent and loved the role, lobbying hard for it - despite Raimi not thinking she was right. After an audition and two hour conversation with Raimi, she got the part of Evanora.
Casting Gag: Looks like Harry Osborn's in another Raimi movie.
Dyeing for Your Art: Mila Kunis's make-up took four hours to apply and another hour to remove. It took two months for her skin to recover from the damage.
Playing with Character Type: Theodora starts out within Mila Kunis' type but then turns into the Wicked Witch of the West.
Production Posse: Four out of five actors from (Sam Raimi's first film) appear in this - Bruce Campbell as a Winkie guard and Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker and Theresa Tilly as Quadlings.
The Evil Dead What Could Have Been:
Robert Downey Jr was the first choice to play Oscar but wasn't interested. Johnny Depp was approached but he opted to work on instead.
The Lone Ranger Michelle Williams was also the first choice for the role of Evanora, with Hilary Swank as the second. Blake Lively was also offered the role of Glinda.
John C Reilly was considered to play Frank.
Sam Mendes was approached to direct before Sam Raimi came on board.