Los Angeles: Tim Burton`s hit live action fantasy film `Alice in Wonderland` is reportedly set for a sequel after the studio bosses declared their interest.
The 2010 hit 3D film that starred Mia Wasikowska as Alice and Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter went on to earn USD 1 billion worldwide and scored Oscars for art direction and costume design, reported Variety online.
Linda Woolverton is writing a follow-up to Burton`s film and Joe Roth, Suzanne and Jennifer Todd would return as producers.
The `Alice in Wonderland` sequel is the latest fantasy tale Disney is currently lensing along with big budget fantasy tales, including `Maleficent`, `Cinderella`, `Peter and the Starcatchers` and `Magic Kingdom` that feature characters found in its theme parks.
It has also got `127 Hours` star James Franco`s `Oz the Great and Powerful` expected to hit screens in March.
First Published: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 17:05