The veil covering Tim Burton-directed 3-D re-imagining of 'Alice in Wonderland' has been lifted as the first promotional photos from the movie are shared.
The first official photos of "Alice in Wonderland" have been released by Walt Disney Pictures via USA Today. Three of the pictures expose up close three of the film's important characters, while the other three give away captures of some scenes in this 3-D part live-action, part computer animated movie.
One of the images lets out the capture of Egg-shaped Tweedledee and Tweedledum taking Alice to meet the Mad Hatter. The two others see the White Rabbit checking his timepiece while Alice takes in the view of the lush garden, and Alice greeting the roses along the entrance to what appears to be a forest of giant mushrooms.
Meanwhile, the individual character photos feature Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham Carter's the Red Queen and Anne Hathaway's the White Queen. Along with the photos, producer Richard Zanuck explained the Red Queen took over Wonderland, the White Queen is "beautiful but over the top" and Mad Hatter has an accent that can only be described as "indescribable".
Based on the Lewis Carroll classic of the same name, "Alice in Wonderland" will be Tim Burton-directed project that will combine performance-capture imagery with live-action footage. The script is penned by Linda Woolverton. Aside from Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway, it stars Mia Wasikowska as Alice, Michael Sheen as the White Rabbit and Matt Lucas as Tweedledee and Tweedledum. It is expected to hit U.S. theaters on March 5, 2010.