Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska onboard for 'Alice in Wonderland 2'

Nov. 23, 2013 at 11:37 AM
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HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska are onboard to star in Disney's live-action "Alice in Wonderland 2," the studio announced.

Disney said Friday the pair will reteam for the film, which has a May 27, 2016, release date.

James Bobin -- whose directing credits include "The Muppets" and "Flight of the Conchords" -- is slated to direct the feature. Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd and Suzanne Todd are producing, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

"Alice in Wonderland" -- directed by Tim Burton -- was a box-office hit worldwide in 2010, grossing $1.02 billion.

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