Casting the New ‘Wizard of Oz’ (PHOTOS)

By: / November 18, 2010

A tornado is about to blow though Hollywood and transport the town to a technicolor dreamland filled with kindly munchkins and Emerald Cities. In other words, Wizard of Oz is getting the remake treatment!

Seventy-one years after the original with Judy Garland, casting directors will be tasked with finding a modern Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion. Lea Michele in ruby red slippers? Lady Gaga as the Wicked Witch of the West? We’re not in the (original) Kansas anymore!

Click through to the gallery to check our casting ideas for the new Oz. Don’t forget to share your ideas in the comments!