Disney held the red-carpet premiere of “Alice Through the Looking Glass” in California this week, the film is the long-awaited sequel to the 2010 hit.
Attending the event were Johnny Depp, new-mom Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Pink and the star of the film Mia Wasikowska. Other notable guests included the director, James Bobin, and Danny Elfman. The cast and crew took a few moments to meet with fans and excited visitors, and spoke about the upcoming film and returning to the popular franchise after a 5 year break. You can checkout a few highlights from the Alice Through the Looking Glass premiere below.
The new installment of Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” offers an all-new adventure with the studio’s popular cast. The film is based on the characters from Lewis Carroll’s children’s stories of course, though you will find a few more notable characters in this new chapter.
There are several new characters to meet in the new story, two standouts are Zanik Hightopp (Rhys Ifans), and the Mad Hatter’s father and Time himself (Sacha Baron Cohen). Cohen’s character is part human, part clock, and a whole lot of bizarre.
In the upcoming film, Alice returns to the world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, who brings his own unique vision to the spectacular world Tim Burton created on screen in 2010 with “Alice in Wonderland,” the film is written by Linda Woolverton and produced by Joe Roth, Suzanne Todd and Jennifer Todd and Tim Burton with John G. Scotti serving as executive producer.
“Alice Through the Looking Glass” reunites the all-star cast from the worldwide 2010 blockbuster, including: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham Carter along with the voices of Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen and Timothy Spall.
Fans of the popular series can hit theaters this weekend to watch the new film. If you need to set a reminder, Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass will open in theaters on May 27th 2016.