Half-Term Wonderland: James Bobin’s Alice Through the Looking Glass is the UK’s Number One Film During School Holidays
“A SWEET TREAT FOR THE EYES” - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
“DISNEY’S SUPERIOR SEQUEL TO ALICE IN WONDERLAND” - DAILY MAIL
“AN AMAZING ADVENTURE FOR ALL THE FAMILY” - BELLA
Proving to be a hit with audiences across the UK Disney’s ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS has had families flocking to Wonderland to claim victory on this week’s half term holiday box office. The film, which was released last Friday, is the clear number one for the week and has faced strong competition from newcomers and box office favourites X-Men: Apocalypse, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Angry Birds and Warcraft but has taken the a crown that even the Red Queen herself would be envious of.
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS received an excellent A- score rating from US audiences, and UK audiences have mirrored their praise of the new and beloved characters in the latest Disney live action adventure on social media. The film has so far taken £5.6 million in under a week.
In Disney’s ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, who brings his own unique vision to the spectacular world Tim Burton created on screen in 2010 with “Alice in Wonderland,” the film is written by Linda Woolverton based on characters created by Lewis Carroll and produced by Joe Roth, Suzanne Todd and Jennifer Todd and Tim Burton with John G. Scotti serving as executive producer. ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS reunites the all-star cast from the worldwide blockbuster phenomenon, including: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham Carter along with the voices of Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen and Timothy Spall. We are also introduced to several new characters: Zanik Hightopp (Rhys Ifans), the Mad Hatter’s father and Time himself (Sacha Baron Cohen), a peculiar creature who is part human, part clock.
Alice Kingsleigh (Wasikowska) has spent the past few years following in her father’s footsteps and sailing the high seas. Upon her return to London, she comes across a magical looking glass and returns to the fantastical realm of Underland and her friends the White Rabbit (Sheen), Absolem (Rickman), the Cheshire Cat (Fry) and the Mad Hatter (Depp), who is not himself.
The Hatter has lost his Muchness, so Mirana (Hathaway) sends Alice on a quest to borrow the Chronosphere, a metallic globe inside the chamber of the Grand Clock which powers all time. Returning to the past, she comes across friends – and enemies – at different points in their lives, and embarks on a perilous race to save the Hatter before time runs out. Presented in Digital 3D™, Real D 3D and IMAX® 3D, Disney’s ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS is in cinemas now.
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS IS OUT NOW IN IMAX AND CINEMAS