Thursday, February 25, 2010

Johnny Depp meets HRH Prince Charles at Alice in Wonderland premiere



The Royal World premiere of Disney's "Alice in Wonderland" took place tonight at London's Odeon Theater where Johnny Depp, Tim Burton, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Alan Rickman and other cast members were presented to HRH Prince Charles and HRH Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. The actors braved the cold rain to sign autographs and pose for photos for the crowd of fans who had waited hours for a glimpse of the cast.

"ALICE IN WONDERLAND" opens in 3D on March 05.

Photo of Johnny Depp, a screen capture from Ustream video

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Johnny Depp to begin filming "The Tourist"

Johnny Depp is scheduled to begin filming "The Tourist" with Angelina Jolie on Tuesday, Feb. 23 in Venice, Italy.

He is also scheduled to attend the Royal Premiere of "Alice in Wonderland" in London on Feb. 25.

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Johnny Depp and Tim Burton surprise fans!

Last night, at Disney's own El Capitan theater fans were gathered to view new clips from Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND were surprised when director TIM BURTON and star JOHNNY DEPP walked out on stage! The already frenzied crown went wild with applause and cheers when they were told that instead of seeing the film clips, that they would see the ENTIRE FILM!




















Burton and Depp on stage at the El Cap theater



Fans at the El Cap had previously been across the street at Disney and Hot Topic's Ultimate Fan Event at the Hollywood and Highland center.

Fan event clip:


ALICE IN WONDERLAND also start Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter, the film opens on March 05.

Please visit this thread on our main forum for photos, videos, screen caps and reports from fans at the event. More info and photos will be posted through the day, so please scan all pages and check back often.


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Monday, February 15, 2010

The Black Pearl docks in Hawaii



The legendary Disney pirate ship THE BLACK PEARL docked at port in Hawaii this morning in anticipation of this summer's filming of Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides. The photo above is from this site where a video of the boat...err ship sailing into port can be seen.

"On Stranger Tides" is the fourth in the series following the adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow (aka Johnny Depp) and his nemesis Captain Hector Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush). This time they are searching for the famed Fountain of Youth as we saw when Pirates 3 ended. "On Stranger Tides" is based on the book by Tim Powers. The film is slated to sail into theaters in May of 2011.

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp interview for Alice In Wonderland


Tim Burton and Johnny Depp interview for Alice In Wonderland
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Alice has jumped back down the rabbit hole to Wonderland, and it’s a whole lot more surreal. Mark Salisbury joins Tim Burton and Johnny Depp on the set of their new 3D extravaganza. By Mark Salisbury


Click here to read Mark Salisbury's interview.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

More "behind the scenes" clips from Alice in Wonderland

Look for ALICE IN WONDERLAND, starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter to open March 5.

New from Disney:

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Send a Mad Hatter Valentine!

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The WONDERfully creative folks at Disney have come up with "Alice in Wonderland" themed emailed Valentines, including this one above of Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter.

Be sure to stop by Disney's "Alice in Wonderland" site and send some WONDERful Valentines!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Penelope Cruz in talks for Pirates 4?






Penelope Cruz to sail with Captain Jack? Lots of chatter on the net that Penelope Cruz is in talks with Disney about "Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides." Time will tell.

Johnny Depp's back as his Academy Award nominated Capt. Jack Sparrow for the fourth in the series of films based on the Disneyland ride. This time Sparrow is on the hunt for the famed Fountain of Youth.

Filming is scheduled to begin this summer and the film has a May 20, 2011 release date.

More info here on our main forum.

"Alice in Wonderland" new featurette

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, a new featurette! This one contains some new scenes and new commentary from Johnny Depp about playing the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton's new version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND for Disney. The film also stars Mia Wasikowska as Alice, Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen and Anne Hathaway as the White Queen.

In theaters March 05, 2010.

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Alice in Wonderland Exclusive Mad Hatter Featurette in HD

Trailer Park Movies | MySpace Video

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

A taste of Danny Elfman's ALICE IN WONDERLAND soundtrack


Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND opens in theaters nationwide on March 05. Danny Elfman has again created the soundtrack for a Tim Burton film.

Click here to visit Disney Music and hear clips from Elfman's soundtrack.

Image: © Disney

MORE " ALICE IN WONDERLAND " images

MORE images coming in from Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND, directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter and Mia Wasikowska as Alice. ALICE opens nationwide on March 05 of this year.





Photos © Disney

See more photos here on our main forum.



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"Almost Alice" - MADDEST artists



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"ALICE IN WONDERLAND" Preps for Great Big Ultimate Fan Event

"ALICE IN WONDERLAND" Preps for Great Big Ultimate Fan Event

"How is it you're being so great big?" ~ Tweedledee to Alice--she's eaten far too much cake and grown to enormous heights



BURBANK, Calif., Feb 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --WALT DISNEY PICTURES AND BUENA VISTA RECORDS JOIN FORCES WITH HOT TOPIC, KIIS-FM, MYSPACE AND MUSICAL ARTISTS FROM "ALMOST ALICE" FOR ULTIMATE FAN EVENT FEB. 19, 2010, AT HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND CENTER

--Film Stars, Filmmakers and Artists 3OH!3, Metro Station, Family Force 5, Kerli and Never Shout Never on Concert Roster; Entire Event to be Streamed Live on MySpace

Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Records join forces with Hot Topic, KIIS-FM, MySpace and musical artists from the upcoming album "Almost Alice" for a great big ultimate fan event celebrating this Spring's most anticipated 3D motion picture "ALICE IN WONDERLAND." The star-studded concert event kicks off at 5 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2010, at the Hollywood & Highland Center's Central Courtyard. Featuring five musical acts, a visit from director Tim Burton to introduce select members of the "ALICE IN WONDERLAND" cast, plus opportunities to win prizes, including a sneak peek of actual film footage, the ultimate fan event will be streamed live on MySpace at www.myspace.com/wonderland.

An Entertainment Extravaganza

-- The event's featured artists will do a short set, including their song from "Almost Alice." Artists/songs include 3OH!3 ("Follow Me Down"), Metro Station ("Where's My Angel"), Family Force 5 ("Topsy Turvy"), Kerli ("Tea Party"), and Never Shout Never ("Sea What We Seas").

-- Available March 2, 2010, "Almost Alice" is a 16-song compilation featuring the film's end credit track "Alice," written and performed by Avril Lavigne, plus songs from artists including All American Rejects, The Cure's Robert Smith, Franz Ferdinand and Shinedown. Hot Topic's exclusive expanded version includes three bonus tracks. The album is a companion to the film's soundtrack, which features the score by composer Danny Elfman.

-- Hot Topic's Hollywood locale (3rd level of Hollywood & Highland Center) has been transformed to a mad version of Wonderland even the Hatter would enjoy. Hot Topic hosts the event and features exclusive "ALICE IN WONDERLAND"-themed products now available at Hot Topic stores nationwide and online. Beginning Monday, February 8, the first 250 customers who purchase any 3OH!3 t-shirt and preorder the "Almost Alice" CD will receive a wristband that will grant access to a special meet-and-greet with the band 3OH!3, entry into the concert's preferred viewing pit and admission into the special 3D sneak peek of footage from the film at the El Capitan Theatre after the concert event.

-- KIIS-FM, 104.3 MyFM and 98.7 FM will give away VIP preferred viewing pit wristbands to listeners between now and event day. Additional VIP tickets will be given away via MySpace, Facebook and Twitter. VIP attendees will be treated to a special 3D sneak peek of footage from the film at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre immediately following the event.

-- Fans are encouraged to dress up in costumes inspired by characters from "ALICE IN WONDERLAND." Costumes will be judged on site by Academy Award®-winner Colleen Atwood, costume designer for the film. Winners will be invited to attend the special sneak peek at the El Capitan.

-- KIIS-FM's Manny on the Streets will be the on-stage host for the event. Quddus from MySpace and theQside.com, Roslynn Cobarrubias from MySpace Music and Philip DeFranco from YouTube will be on hand as backstage hosts, interviewing key players along the way.

-- MySpace will host the exclusive live stream of the event at www.myspace.com/wonderland, powered by Ustream. Viewers around the world can experience the event first-hand, see exclusive backstage interviews with talent and interact by posting comments and questions to the page. Ustream's embeddable streaming player will extend the experience to additional sites, including Facebook, HotTopic.com and more.

ABOUT THE MOVIE

From Walt Disney Pictures and visionary director Tim Burton comes an epic 3D fantasy adventure ALICE IN WONDERLAND, a magical and imaginative twist on some of the most beloved stories of all time. JOHNNY DEPP stars as the Mad Hatter and MIA WASIKOWSKA as 19-year-old Alice, who returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with her childhood friends: the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, and of course, the Mad Hatter. Alice embarks on a fantastical journey to find her true destiny and end the Red Queen's reign of terror. The all-star cast also includes ANNE HATHAWAY, HELENA BONHAM CARTER and CRISPIN GLOVER. The screenplay is by Linda Woolverton.

Capturing the wonder of Lewis Carroll's beloved "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking-Glass" (1871) with stunning, avant-garde visuals and the most charismatic characters in literary history, ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to the big screen in Disney Digital 3D(tm) and IMAX® 3D on March 5, 2010 (U.S. theaters).

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