Alice Through the Looking Glass (film)
|Alice Through the Looking Glass|
|Directed by||James Bobin|
|Produced by||Tim Burton
|Screenplay by||Linda Woolverton|
|Based on||Through the Looking-Glass
by Lewis Carroll
Helena Bonham Carter
Sacha Baron Cohen
|Music by||Danny Elfman|
|Edited by||Andrew Weisblum|
Walt Disney Pictures
Tim Burton Productions
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Studios
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.
- Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsleigh
- Johnny Depp as Tarrant Hightopp, the Mad Hatter
- Helena Bonham Carter as Iracebeth of Crims, the Red Queen
- Anne Hathaway as Mirana of Marmoreal, the White Queen
- Sacha Baron Cohen as Time, a half-clock, half-human who has the ability to travel back and forth through different time periods with a special skill secreted in a gold-colored chromosphere. Producer Suzanne Todd says, "In terms of his behavior, he’s definitely the kookiest of all."
- Rhys Ifans as Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter's father
- Matt Lucas as Tweedledum and Tweedledee
- Ed Speleers as James Harcourt
- Andrew Scott as Addison Bennet
- Stephen Fry as Cheshire, the Cheshire Cat
- Alan Rickman as Absolem, the Caterpillar (Rickman's final film role)
- Michael Sheen as Nivens McTwisp, the White Rabbit
- Timothy Spall as Bayard, the Bloodhound
- John Sessions as Humpty Dumpty
- Barbara Windsor as Mallymkun, the Dormouse
- Paul Whitehouse as Thackery Earwicket, the March Hare
- Toby Jones as Wilkins
On December 7, 2012, Variety announced the development of a sequel to Alice in Wonderland, with Linda Woolverton returning to write a screenplay. On May 31, 2013, James Bobin began talks to direct the sequel under the working title Alice in Wonderland: Into the Looking Glass. In July 2013, it was announced Johnny Depp would return as the Hatter. In November 2013, it was confirmed Mia Wasikowska would reprise her role as Alice. On November 22, 2013, it was announced that the sequel will be released on May 27, 2016 and that Bobin would direct the film. On January 21, 2014, the film was retitled to Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass. On January 21, 2014, Sacha Baron Cohen joined the cast to play the villain, Time. In March 2014, it was confirmed Helena Bonham Carter would return as the Red Queen. In May 2014, Rhys Ifans joined the cast to play Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter's father.
Principal photography began on August 4, 2014, at Shepperton Studios. 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. Principal photography ended on October 31, 2014.
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