Alice Through the Looking Glass (film)

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Not to be confused with Through the Looking-Glass.
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Alice's character poster
Teaser poster
Directed by James Bobin
Produced by Tim Burton
Joe Roth
Suzanne Todd
Jennifer Todd
Screenplay by Linda Woolverton
Based on Through the Looking-Glass 
by Lewis Carroll
Starring Mia Wasikowska
Johnny Depp
Anne Hathaway
Helena Bonham Carter
Sacha Baron Cohen
Music by Danny Elfman
Cinematography Stuart Dryburgh
Edited by Andrew Weisblum
Walt Disney Pictures
Tim Burton Productions
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 Through the Looking Glass is an upcoming American adventure-fantasy film directed by James Bobin, written by Linda Woolverton and produced by Tim Burton. It is based on Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll and is the sequel to the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland. The film stars Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway and Sacha Baron Cohen. The film is set to be released by Walt Disney Pictures on May 27, 2016. This is final and posthumous role of Alan Rickman before his death in January 2016.


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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.[6] On May 31, 2013, James Bobin began talks to direct the sequel under the working title Alice in Wonderland: Into the Looking Glass.[7] In July 2013, it was announced Johnny Depp would return as the Hatter.[8] In November 2013, it was confirmed Mia Wasikowska would reprise her role as Alice.[9] On November 22, 2013, it was announced that the sequel will be released on May 27, 2016 and that Bobin would direct the film.[9] On January 21, 2014, the film was retitled to Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass.[10] On January 21, 2014, Sacha Baron Cohen joined the cast to play the villain, Time.[11] In March 2014, it was confirmed Helena Bonham Carter would return as the Red Queen.[12] In May 2014, Rhys Ifans joined the cast to play Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter's father.[13]

Principal photography began on August 4, 2014, at Shepperton Studios.[14] 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.[15][16][17][18][19] Principal photography ended on October 31, 2014.[20]


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  10. ^ "Alice In Wonderland 2 Now Titled Through The Looking Glass, Sacha Baron Cohen In Talks". January 21, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Sacha Baron Cohen Eyes ‘Wonderland’ Sequel ‘Through the Looking Glass’ (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. January 21, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Helena Bonham Carter's Red Queen Heads Through the Looking Glass". March 12, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Rhys Ifans to Join Johnny Depp in Disney's 'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel (Exclusive)". TheWrap. May 29, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Disney's Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass Starts Filming!". August 4, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Ship to feature in new Johnny Depp film arrives in Gloucester Docks". Gloucester Citizen. August 12, 2014. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Gloucester Docks boaters unhappy with Hollywood movie filming". BBC. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Tall ships arrive in Gloucester Docks ahead of Hollywood movie filming". BBC. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Tall ship The Wonder arrives at Gloucester Docks for Alice in Wonderland sequel, Through the Looking Glass, starring Johnny Depp". SouthWest Business. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Gloucester Docks transformed for Alice film". BBC. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  20. ^ "On the Set for 11/3/14: Keanu Reeves Starts Daughter of God, Magic Mike XXL & Ant-Man Wrap". Retrieved December 4, 2014. 

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