Tim Burton’s version of this classic fairy tale has a brand new story line that shows Alice returning to Wonderland as a teenager several years after the events of Lewis Carroll's 1865 books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.
The film will digitally manipulate footage of real actors to create Wonderland's bizarre inhabitants.
The movie won’t premier until March 5, 2010, so we have a bit of a wait, kids. In the meantime, here are some photos, a character run down, an updated psychedelic video version of the Jefferson Airplane's '60s song "White Rabbit" and the official Disney video trailer. Enjoy!
Photo of Mia Wasikowska as Alice
Photo of Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter
Photo of Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen
Photo of Anne Hathaway as the White Queen
Photo of Matt Lucas as Tweedledee and TweedledumTweedledee and Tweedledum appear in several versions of Alice in Wonderland, including Walt Disney's 1951 animated film, though they actually don't appear until Through the Looking-Glass. Carroll never specifies they are twins, but that is how Tenniel drew them. English comedian Matt Lucas plays both roles in the movie. Lucas is well known in the U.K. as half of the sketch comedy team on the show Little Britain.
Other signature characters in the movie are as follows: Michael Sheen plays the White Rabbit, Crispin Glover is the Knave of Hearts, Alan Rickman is the Caterpillar, Steven Fry is the Cheshire Cat, and Christopher Lee will be the Jabberwock.
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