Many of us have heard of Rachel Weisz. Born on March 7, 1970 in England, this actress has portrayed an array of roles. Each character she creates out of her own acting skill. This is no different when she portrayed Evanora in the 2013 movie Oz the Great and Powerful. A prequel to how the wizard came to Oz, we are brought into a magical adventure.
Oscar Diggs is a womanizing con artist who spends most of his life traveling from town to town using his own inventions. With dreams of becoming a great inventor himself, he tends to find himself on the wrong side of the law. One day after a misunderstanding among some of his coworkers, he finds himself being whisked away into the magical land of Oz by tornado. There he bumps into Theodora who believes that he is the wizard who was sent to bring down her evil sister who has killed her father. Oscar and Theodora travel to the Emerald City where he meets Evanora. She tells Oscar the horrible deed that her sister has committed. Oscar leaves with a fellow talking monkey who he had made an acquaintance with earlier. On route to defeat the evil witch, they come across a destroyed town of fine china and pick up a little girl who has lost her family. When the group encounters Glinda, the evil witch, they learn that they have been tricked by Evanora. While all of this is going on Evanora has seduced Theodora to join her side. Playing on Theodora’s affection for Oscar she informs him that he loves Glinda, the witch who supposedly killed her father. Evanora discovers that Oscar knows the truth and will do everything he can to make sure that no one ever discovers the crime she framed her sister for. Theodora and Evanora use their power to build an army to counter the one that Oscar and Glinda are building. With Glinda, Oscar, and an army on the way to expose Evanora for her wicked deed, there is nothing that will stop an all out battle from happening. With the power to rule all of Oz: Glinda, Theodora, and Evanora end up in an all out battle against each other. Meanwhile, Oscar is busy building an invention that will hopefully help them win a battle that will determine the fate of Oz.
Rachel Weisz portrayed a master manipulator of an evil witch. We watch as her character Evanora smartly tells lie after lie about what happened to her father. Rachel Weisz turns another year older on March 7 with many fantastic roles to come.