Johnny Depp confirmed for Alice in Wonderland 2

Johnny-Depp

Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska have been confirmed for the ‘Alice In Wonderland’ sequel, reprising their roles as the Mad Hatter and Alice respectively.

 

‘The Lone Ranger’ actor will reprise his role as the Mad Hatter in Disney’s follow-up to 2010’s smash hit ‘Alice in Wonderland’, which was directed by Tim Burton.

 

Disney also announced that Mia Wasikowska will play protagonist Alice Kingsleigh for a second time in the adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic story.

 

‘The Muppets’ director James Bobin will replace Burton as director of the sequel, with Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd and Suzanne Todd producing the movie, which is scheduled for release on May 27, 2016.

 

It’s not yet known whether Depp and Wasikowska’s co-stars Helena Bonham Carter (the Red Queen), Anne Hathaway (the White Queen) and Matt Lucas (Tweedledee and Tweedledum) will reprise their roles in the sequel.

 

The first movie was a hit at box offices around the world, grossing a total of $1.02 billion in the year of release.

 

Disney has also set a release date for its live action adaptation of ‘The Jungle’ Book’, based on a script by Justin Marks and directed by ‘Iron Man’ helmer Jon Favreau.

 

‘The Jungle Book’ is set for release on October 9, 2015.

Connect with us

Latest Stories

Jose Chameleone serves up Afro Futurism on “Champion” Video

Jose Chameleone had promised his fans a treat ahead of releasing the video

#NewMusic: D’banj’s Street Anthem Issa Banga

Celebrated and legendary Nigerian Superstar D'banj has showcased his versatility

Jose Chameleone Enters The Ring With “Champion”

The true test of a champion is not whether he can triumph, but whether

AFRIMA award winner Gilad Millo releases ‘love’ video

Fresh off the Afrima awards where he won 2 awards, Israeli born musician,

Prince Harry predicted he’d marry a celeb

Prince Harry was keen to tie the knot with someone who has "already in

Rock

Foo Fighters announce major supports acts for 2018 tour

Wolf Alice, Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes and Slaves are among the

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington found dead

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has reportedly been found dead

Nothing But Thieves don’t want rock star image

Nothing But Thieves are keen to defeat the rock star image by carving

Kanye to be joined by Chris Martin, 2 Chainz at Glastonbury?

Kanye West will reportedly be joined by Chris Martin and 2 Chainz during

Florence + the Machine replace Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

Florence + the Machine have replaced Foo Fighters as Friday's (26.06.15)

Hollywood

Natalie Portman: Hollywood producer lured me onto private jet

Natalie Portman has recalled how what she believed to be an innocent invitation

John Boyega dubs Star Wars: The Last Jedi very messy

John Boyega has said 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is "very messy" but explores

Kate Winslet auditioned for Titanic with Matthew McConaughey

Kate Winslet has revealed, although Leonardo DiCaprio bagged the role

Hugh Jackman won’t star as Wolverine in Deadpool movie

Hugh Jackman has ruled out starring as metal claw-bearing mutant Wolverine

Vin Diesel explains his love of social media

Hollywood star Vin Diesel believes social media has helped to change the