Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass

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Not to be confused with Alice Through the Looking Glass.
Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass
Directed by James Bobin
Produced by Tim Burton
Joe Roth
Jennifer Todd
Suzanne Todd
Screenplay by Linda Woolverton
Based on Through the Looking-Glass 
by Lewis Carroll
Starring Mia Wasikowska
Johnny Depp
Helena Bonham Carter
Anne Hathaway
Sacha Baron Cohen
Rhys Ifans
Music by Danny Elfman
Cinematography Stuart Dryburgh
Edited by Andrew Weisblum
Walt Disney Pictures
Roth Films
Team Todd
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release dates
  • May 27, 2016 (2016-05-27)
Country United States
Language English

Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass is an upcoming American fantasy film directed by James Bobin and written by Linda Woolverton. It is the sequel to the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland. The film stars Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen and Rhys Ifans. The film is scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Pictures on May 27, 2016.




Tall ships in Gloucester Docks for the filming of Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass. August 2014

On December 7, 2012, Variety announced the development of a sequel to Alice in Wonderland, with Linda Woolverton returning to write a screenplay.[3] On May 31, 2013, James Bobin began talks to direct the sequel under the working title Alice in Wonderland: Into the Looking Glass.[4] In July 2013, it was announced Johnny Depp would return as the Hatter.[5] In November 2013, it was confirmed Mia Wasikowska would reprise her role as Alice.[6] On November 22, 2013, it was announced that the sequel will be released on May 27, 2016 and that Bobin would direct the film.[6] On January 21, 2014, the film was retitled to Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass.[7] On January 21, 2014, Sacha Baron Cohen joined the cast to play the villain, Time.[8] In March 2014, it was confirmed Helena Bonham Carter would return as the Red Queen.[9] In May 2014, Rhys Ifans joined the cast to play Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter's father.[10]

Principal photography began on August 4, 2014, at Shepperton Studios.[11] In August 2014 filming took place in Gloucester Docks which included the use of at least four historic ships: Kathleen and May, Irene, Excelsior and the Earl of Pembroke the last of which was renamed "The Wonder" for the filming.[12][13][14][15][16]


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  2. ^ "News: 'Alice in Wonderland : Through the Looking Glass'". Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  3. ^ Graser, Marc (December 7, 2012). "Disney mad for 'Alice in Wonderland' sequel". Variety. 
  4. ^ James Bobin in Early Talks to Direct ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)
  5. ^ Bahr, Lindsay (12 July 2013). "Johnny Depp Finalizing ‘Alice In Wonderland 2′". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Finke, Nikki (22 November 2013). "'Alice in Wonderland 2' and 'The Jungle Book' snag release dates". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Alice In Wonderland 2 Now Titled Through The Looking Glass, Sacha Baron Cohen In Talks". 2014-01-21. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  8. ^ "Sacha Baron Cohen Eyes ‘Wonderland’ Sequel ‘Through the Looking Glass’ (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. 2014-01-21. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  9. ^ "Helena Bonham Carter's Red Queen Heads Through the Looking Glass". 2014-03-12. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  10. ^ "Rhys Ifans to Join Johnny Depp in Disney's 'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel (Exclusive)". TheWrap. 2014-05-29. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  11. ^ "Disney's Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass Starts Filming!". 2014-08-04. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  12. ^ "Ship to feature in new Johnny Depp film arrives in Gloucester Docks". Gloucester Citizen. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 
  13. ^ "Gloucester Docks boaters unhappy with Hollywood movie filming". BBC. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 
  14. ^ "Tall ships arrive in Gloucester Docks ahead of Hollywood movie filming". BBC. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 
  15. ^ "Tall ship The Wonder arrives at Gloucester Docks for Alice in Wonderland sequel, Through the Looking Glass, starring Johnny Depp". SouthWest Business. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 
  16. ^ "Gloucester Docks transformed for Alice film". BBC. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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