The first images from Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland is already stirring up excitement about the film, even with its release date far off on the horizon. The new look at the Lewis Carroll story is certainly going to raise some eyebrows, and the first images from Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland are definitely something to behold. It is a somewhat familiar brand of film-making for Burton, and will draw to mind comparisons with the way that Burton re-made Charlie and the Chocolate Factory not so long ago. While intriguing, the first images from Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland could also be a little too much for some viewers interested in seeing the film.
So far the first images from Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland have been released exclusively to USA Today, so they are linked at the bottom of this article to help provide a first viewing. What Director Tim Burton has given is several images from within the film itself, showing Alice as she makes her way into this new world. In addition to those images, there are also a few close-up photographs of The Mad Hatter, The Red Queen, and The White Queen, as well as the Tweedles (Tweedledee and Tweedledum). It definitely took some imagination to come up with the way that these characters are being shown, and with it may come a darker side to some of the characters as well.
These first images from Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland are coming out to serve a two part purpose of putting the idea out there that the movie is coming, and to create some buzz about the way that Tim Burton is going to be presenting the story. Alice in Wonderland will premiere on March 5th of 2010, so it is almost a year away from release, but that doesn’t mean that people can’t get excited about its release this early. That is the hope of Burton and his production company, and if nothing else, the first images from Alice in Wonderland are definitely unique and intriguing.
One of the big draws for the new Alice in Wonderland is definitely going to be the cast, which has a few familiar faces who have worked with Burton before. Included in the cast are Mia Wasikowska as Alice, Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway as The White Queen, Helena Bonham Carter as The Red Queen, and Alan Rickman as The Caterpillar just to name a few. It’s a star packed cast, and with Depp and Bonham Carter you have a great depth of acting that can bring out new emotions in regards to these enigmatic characters. When these images are finally put together to reveal a trailer we will have a better look at how the movie will be presented, but for now we can just enjoy some interesting imagery.
Sources: Alice in Wonderland Images and Alice in WOnderland IMDB Page