Alice Through the Looking Glass is an upcoming American adventure-fantasy film directed by James Bobin, written by Linda Woolverton and produced by Tim Burton. It is based on Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll and is the sequel to the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland. The film stars Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Ifans, Helena Bonham Carter, and Sacha Baron Cohen and features the voices of Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen, and Timothy Spall. The film is set to be released by Walt Disney Pictures on May 27, 2016.
On December 7, 2012, Variety announced the development of a sequel to Alice in Wonderland, with Linda Woolverton returning to write a screenplay. On May 31, 2013, James Bobin began talks to direct the sequel under the working title Alice in Wonderland: Into the Looking Glass. In July 2013, it was announced Johnny Depp would return as the Hatter. In November 2013, it was confirmed Mia Wasikowska would reprise her role as Alice. On November 22, 2013, it was announced that the sequel will be released on May 27, 2016 and that Bobin would direct the film. On January 21, 2014, the film was retitled to Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass. On January 21, 2014, Sacha Baron Cohen joined the cast to play the villain, Time. In March 2014, it was confirmed Helena Bonham Carter would return as the Red Queen. In May 2014, Rhys Ifans joined the cast to play Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter’s father.