Adding his own twist to the character, Barry Ratcliffe takes on the role of Byran Jennings (Bryan the Lion) in his latest feature film, "The Witches of Oz", starring Christopher Lloyd, Billy Boyd, Al Snow, Eliza Swenson, Lance Henriksen, Jeffrey Combs, Ari Zagaris, Noel Thurman, and Paulie Rojas as Dorothy.
Based on the cowardly lion, originally played by Bert Lahr, award winning actor and comedian in the 1939 classic "The Wizard of Oz", Barry puts his own spin on the "not so cowardly" beast. "It was a true honor to be chosen for this once in a lifetime role and I wanted to certainly pay homage to such an incredible and well liked character. While updating and reinventing the portrayal to match the vision of director /writer, Leigh Scott, interpretation was key. In other words, more of me…..crazy, funny, goofy, wild, strong, and hopefully in the end…..lovable:)"
"The Witches of Oz" is due out in the Summer of 2010 and is produced by Chris Campbell, Eliza Swenson, and Leigh Scott.
Barry Ratcliffe is also costarring in the upcoming film "The Wish List", a Hallmark Channel Original Movie , starring Jennifer Esposito and David Sutcliffe, and produced by Larry Levinson productions.
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