[Movies] Sacha Baron Cohen May Play The Villain In Disney's Alice in Wonderland 2 Posted by Joseph Lee on 01.21.2014
Which has a new title...
Variety reports that Disney's sequel to Alice in Wonderland has been renamed Through the Looking Glass, with Sacha Baron Cohen in talks to play the villain.
Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska will both return for the film, which will be directed by James Bobin (The Muppets). Plot details are being kept secret, but the film will debut on May 27, 2016.
Baron Cohen has been working on several new projects, including Grimsby, which will shoot in the early summer (directed by Louis Leterrier) before he goes to work on Through the Looking Glass. He is also developing The Lesbian for Paramount, which he will produce and star in. His last film was Les Miserables. The last time he worked with Depp was Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street for Warner Bros.