Walt Disney Studios and IMAX Corporation announced that Alice in Wonderland, directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway as the White Queen and Mia Wasikowska as Alice, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's wide release on March 5, 2010.
Mark Zoradi, president, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Group, said, "If ever there was a film that cried out to be presented in Disney Digital 3D(TM) and the premium IMAX 3D format, Tim Burton's fantastic interpretation of Alice in Wonderland is that film. This is going to be an eye-popping cinematic experience as Tim takes moviegoers down the rabbit hole and into the dimensional world filled with incredible characters, sly humor and wild adventures."
"Alice in Wonderland is a fantastic addition to our 2010 film slate," added Greg Foster, chairman and president of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "Combining a beloved Disney classic redesigned through the imagination of Tim Burton's creative vision with these incredibly outrageous characters and world-class actors certainly makes for an event-status film, and we're pleased to add another level of excitement to this highly anticipated movie."