Alice Through the Looking Glass Opens May 27, 2016 and promises to be as whimsical and beautiful as Alice in Wonderland (2010). With a magical cast of actors and fantastic photography, art direction and production design, director James Bobin is serving us a treat fit for the nicest of dreams. Linda Woolverton, who wrote the wonderful screenplay for Alice in Wonderland (2010) returned to pen the screenplay of Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) from the book by Lewis Carroll. The great composer Danny Elfman provides the cinematic musical score.
Synopsis of Alice Through the Looking Glass
Following the story of Alice in Wonderland, Alice Kingsleigh sailed the high seas for three years before returning to London where she is faced with grave issues. After meeting Absolem she discovers a magical looking glass and returns to Underland. There, in a thrilling race against time adventure, she must use the Chronosphere, a device that manipulates time, to save the Mad Hatter, herself and friends.
The Magical Cast of Alice Through the Looking Glass
The cast of Alice Through the Looking Glass is indeed magical with Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsleigh, Helena Bonham Carter as Red Queen, Anne Hathaway as White Queen, Johnny Depp as Mad Hatter, Sacha Baron Cohen as Time, Rhys Ifans as Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter’s father and the great Alan Rickman as the Voice of Blue Caterpillar.
These great actors gave us the deliciously delightful Alice in Wonderland (2010) from the brilliant director Tim Burton. Filled with beauty, humor, dances and epic battles that film was a huge hit with audiences around the world. It opened with $116 Million at the domestic box office and went on to earn over One Billion Dollars at the global box office.
The weekend of May 27, 2016 will surely see fire works at the box office. Along with Alice Through the Looking Glass, X-Men: Apocalypse also opens in theaters. X-Men: Apocalypse stars Jennifer Lawrence as Raven/Mystique, Olivia Munn as Betsy Braddock/Psylocke, Rose Byrne as Moira MacTaggert, Monique Ganderton as Death, Alexandra Shipp as Ororo Munroe/Storm and Sophie Turner as Jean Grey. Bryan Singer directs from a screenplay by Simon Kinberg.
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