A vast and mysterious land with magic spells, valiant swordsmen, contested rulers and epic tribal battles.
Nope. It's "The Wizard of Oz."
NBC unveiled its long-gestating limited series "Emerald City" at New York Comic-Con on Saturday, showing half of the two-hour special set to debut Jan. 6. The show sports a decidedly current, "Games of Throne-ish" vibe. As the action sweeps across epic vistas in a land before time, it offers up incantations, scheming and deadly serious quests — all while riffing on mainstay L. Frank Baum elements.
"The challenge for all of us here is to find a new way of telling an old...