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Sisqo, IMX Follow the Road to O.Z.

Hip-hop star Sisqo will play The Tin Man in Fox Broadcasting's hip-hop version of L. Frank Baum's novel The Wizard of Oz, which has been tentatively renamed The O.Z. Also appearing in the musical are the group IMX as the Flying Monkeys, Patti LaBelle as The Wicked Witch, Ginuwine as the Scarecrow, Little Richard as the Wizard, Queen Latifah as Glinda the Good Witch and Busta Rhymes as The Cowardly Lion.  In this version of the Oz story, Dorothy will be a successful but lonely hip-hop musical producer in Los Angeles. After a massive earthquake, she and her sidekick Toto find themselves in a strange, wondrous land called the Big O.Z. Shooting begins Aug. 25.