Joey King, the young actress who appeared opposite Selena Gomez in last year’s Ramona and Beezus , has joined the cast of Sam Raimi’s Oz, the Great and Powerful , Variety reports.

The Disney release, a prequel to the 1939 The Wizard of Oz , will star James Franco as a younger version of the Wizard from the original film, who winds up in Oz following a balloon accident. The cast is also set to include Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz.

King, who made headlines last week when she was announced for the cast of The Dark Knight Rises , will play the part of the China Girl. Though the character does not appear in the Victor Fleming film, she does play a small role in the original L. Frank Baum novel when Dorothy enters “The Dainty China Country”. The…

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