NBC Shows Confidence With Straight-to-Series Order For “Emerald City”

This weekend, NBC gave a straight-to-series order for Emerald City an initial 10 episode adventure based on the Wizard of Oz books by Frank L. Baum.

According to the Network Emerald City is a “dramatic and modern reimagining of the tales that include lethal warriors, competing kingdoms, and the infamous wizard as we’ve never seen him before. A head-strong 20-year-old Dorothy Gale is unwittingly sent on an eye-opening journey that thrusts her into the center of an epic and bloody battle for the control of Oz.”

Writer Matt Arnold and Josh Friedman will serve as executive producers. Universal Television produces.