Disney’s Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass Kicks Off Production with Award-Winning Cast and Production Team

Disney’s Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass begins principal photography this week, featuring an award-winning production team and all-star ensemble cast, including Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. James Bobin (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted) helms the film, which revisits Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories with an all-new new tale that travels back to Underland — and back in Time. Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass is produced by Joe Roth (Maleficent, Alice in Wonderland), Jennifer Todd (Alice In Wonderland, Memento), Suzanne Todd (Alice In Wonderland, Memento) and Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland, Frankenweenie). John G. Scotti (Muppets Most Wanted, The Muppets) is the executive producer; Linda Woolverton (Maleficent, Alice In Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast) penned the screenplay. Shooting on location and at Shepperton Studios in England, the film is slated for release on May 27, 2016.

Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean films, Alice In Wonderland, Mortdecai, Black Mass) returns to the big screen as the Mad Hatter—Hatter Tarrant Hightopp.

Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables, The Devil Wears Prada, Alice In Wonderland, Rachel’s Getting Married) portrays the White Queen — Mirana.

Mia Wasikowska (Tracks, Jane Eyre and Alice In Wonderland) once again appears as Alice Kingsleigh, who’s on a quest to help the Mad Hatter.

Helena Bonham Carter (Cinderella, Les Misérables, Alice In Wonderland) returns as the Red Queen — Iracebeth.

Rhys Ifans (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, Nanny McPhee Returns, The Amazing Spider-Man) fills the shoes of Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter’s father.

Matt Lucas (The Labrynth, Alice In Wonderland) returns to the revelry in a dual role as Tweedledee and Tweedledum.

Ed Speleers (TV’s Downton Abbey, Eragon) portrays James Harcourt in the film.

And Sacha Baron Cohen (Hugo, Les Misérables) was called on to bring Time to the big screen.