Raleigh Michigan Studios in Pontiac is again known as Michigan Motion Picture Studios after ending a management and marketing agreement.
The state says an $80 million film studio that opened last year in Pontiac at the site of a former General Motors complex has failed to make a $630,000 payment to bondholders.
Metro Detroiters turned out in large numbers for a casting call for the movie: “Oz: The Great and Powerful.” It’s a pre-quel to the Wizard of Oz.
The road to “Oz” is coming to Metro Detroit. Disney’s “Oz: The Great and Powerful” is looking for extras for the movie, which stars James Franco and Mila Kunis.
An open casting call will be held for those over 18 at the Raleigh Studios in Pontiac from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 11th.