Disney has commissioned a script, but it's unknown whether Burton will return
A sequel to Tim Burton‘s Alice In Wonderland is in the works.
According to Variety, Disney has hired original screenwriter Linda Woolverton to script a follow-up.Woolverton based her first film on the classic Lewis Carroll novels Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass. Plot details for the sequel are currently under wraps.
Released in 2010, Alice In Wonderland cast Mia Wasikowska in the title role alongside Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter. The bumper cast also included Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Matt Lucas and Barbara Windsor.
Although reviews were mixed, Burton’s film went on to gross over $1,024 billion (£639 million) worldwide, placing it eleventh on the all-time list. Scroll down and click ‘play’ to watch the trailer.
At this early stage in development, it is unknown whether Disney wants Burton to direct the sequel or if Depp and co will reprise their roles. However, original producers Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd and Suzanne Told are all set to return.