‘Alice’ bows in London

Cast and guests brave the rain for 'Wonderland' premiere

Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland” cast was out in force Thursday alongside helmer Tim Burton despite London’s torrential rain. Burton, accompanied by Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway and newcomer Mia Wasikowska, who plays the title role, treaded the croquet lawn up to Leicester Square’s Odeon for the royal world premiere, in aid of the Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts. The attendance of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall provided an apt majestic fanfare to Burton’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s much-loved “Alice” novels.

Depp, speaking of his working relationship with Burton after sixth collaborations, said, “There’s something that works when we hit the trenches together; it hasn’t changed in all these years. Every time I get the phone call from Tim, I’m overjoyed.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading