Anne Hathaway Joins Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland
is about to fall down the rabbit hole, and into the role of the benevolent White Queen in Tim Burton
's Alice in Wonderland
.Helena Bonham Carter
, who has worked with her fiancé Burton on several movies including Sweeney Todd
and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
, has also been cast as the "Off with their heads" shouting Red Queen, says The Hollywood Reporter
The movie, which features In Treatment
's breakout star Mia Wasikowska
as Alice, and Johnny Depp
as the Mad Hatter, will use a combination of live action and performance-capture technology.
Hathaway is appearing now in — and garnering Oscar buzz for — Rachel Getting Married
. She also scored points hosting Saturday Night Live
where she showed off her lovely singing voice as well as her excellent Mary Poppins impersonation.
As for Alice
, since Burton is fond of repurposing famous movies, novels and plays as well as his favorite actors, do you think the movie will be a smashing hit?