"Glee" star Lea Michele has signed on to play the title character in the upcoming 3D movie musical "Dorothy of Oz," E! News reported.

The movie takes place the day after Dorothy Gale's original trip to the fanciful land of Oz, which was the focus of the 1900 book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and classic 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz," starring Judy Garland.

Also cast in the upcoming project are Kelsey Grammer, Dan Aykroyd, Martin Short, Jim Belushi, Hugh Dancy, Patrick Stewart and Oliver Platt.

Bryan Adams is composing the music, E! said.