‘Alice in Wonderland’ The Movie!

On the heels of the announcement that Johnny Depp will play the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton’s adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, the news this week is that Anne Hathaway’s been signed to play the White Queen (Helena Bonham Carter is her evil sister, the Red Queen; clearly the more challenging role, with all that screaming, “Off with their heads!”).

Who would make a good hookah-smoking catepillar? I’m thinking Danny deVito or Joe Pesci.

Filming has begun in Cornwall, England. If you’re curious to see how Alice is being portrayed, INF Daily has some  shots from the set, with Australian actress Mia Wasikowska in her Alice garb. The movie is currently scheduled for release in March, 2010.

Alice is in our Upcoming Movies — with Tie-ins listings (even though the tie-in is not available quite yet), along with several other titles scheduled for mid-2009 into 2010:

MAY 15, 2009
Movie Title: Angels & Demons
Director: Ron Howard
Starring: Tom Hanks
Based on: Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

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JULY 17, 2009
Movie Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Director: David Yates
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
Based on: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, by J.K Rowling

Note: The last book in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows is being filmed as two movies, scheduled for Nov., 2010 and May, 2011.

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JULY 31, 2009

Movie Title: The Taking of Pelham 123
Director: Tony Scott
Starring: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzman
Based on: The Taking of Pelham 123 by John Godey

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OCT 2, 2009
Movie Title: Shutter Island
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kindsley, Emily Mortimer
Based On: Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

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MAR 10. 2010
Movie Title: Alice in Wonderland
Director: Tim Burton
Starring:

Alice – Mia Wasikowska
Mad Hatter – Johnny Depp
The Red Queen – Helena Bonham Carter
The White Queen – Anne Hathaway

Based On: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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MAR 26, 2010
Movie Title: How to Train Your Dragon
Director: Peter Hastings
Starring: Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, America Ferrera
Based on: How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

One Response to “‘Alice in Wonderland’ The Movie!”

  1. marin younker Says:

    let’s just hope that burton doesn’t give bonham carter anything to sing like the last time around!