Gorgeous New Alice in Wonderland Photos and Concept Art
Disney is ramping up their final big marketing push for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, due out on March 5th, and has been releasing numerous video featurettes and photo series that show the progression from green screen to finished CGI. Anyway, over on Animatie (via SlashFilm), they've debuted a big batch of concept art and new photos for the film that are too beautiful to pass up. At this point I'm looking forward to finally seeing movie, but these are a great last minute reminder that it's coming up very soon. My favorite two photos I've put at the end, too, the one with the Caterpillar and the one with the Cheshire Cat. Enjoy!
Alice in Wonderland is directed by visionary filmmaker Tim Burton, of everything from Pee-Wee's Big Adventure to Beetlejuice to Batman to Edward Scissorhands to Mars Attacks to Sleepy Hollow to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Sweeney Todd most recently. The screenplay was written by Disney's own Linda Woolverton, of Beauty and the Beast, Homeward Bound, and The Lion King previously. This is based on Lewis Carroll's beloved series of books that were first published in 1865. Disney is bringing Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland to both digital 3D and 2D theaters, as well as IMAX, starting on March 5th this year.
Reader Feedback - 21 Comments
Lahirry on Jan 28, 2010
81 on Jan 28, 2010
who cares?! it's alice in wonderland man, i care, these photos look cool as shit!
johnny rico on Jan 28, 2010
Tim Burton = 1 trick pony.
The Dude on Jan 28, 2010
ehh, im starting to get too old to enjoy burton.
AC on Jan 28, 2010
I think it's so fasinating that Burton goes from mature and gloomy/gore to child-friendly and colorful/light-hearted with the snap of his fingers. He obviously has had a lot on his mind-- he's wanted to do all these adaptation projects for years and god damn I personally think he does good work, being that he has his very own style of filmmaking and takes no shit from TB-haters. Go ahead, Tim. We're all going to see your movies anyways.
Ossie Davis on Jan 28, 2010
I can describe Tim Burton's vision as the Dark comedy with million colors !!!! Who I don't like !!! But I can say Sleepy Hollow (1999) was one of the best Art direction ever in his movies.
shero on Jan 28, 2010
The Concept Art for the cheshire cat and the old Guy as the slug looks great, I also like the mad hatter one with Johnny Depp.
cineprog on Jan 28, 2010
Tim Burton can do no wrong.
Vold on Jan 28, 2010
You only need three things in a movie title now to make millions. Tim Bruton, Johnny Depp, and 3-D. I bet this movie will suck and everyone will still like it. I don't like when they create movies for actors and not for the story. It really shows how the biz works now. Avatar was a cool movie. But know that it made so much money every freaking movie now has to be 3-D. You will have to take out a loan to see movies soon.
600RR on Jan 28, 2010
I'm with 600RR I love Depp and Burton and I'm anxious to see what Ann Hathaway can do but I'm getting a vibe telling that this film is only cashing in on gimmicky 3-D and the story will fall flat...I hope I'm wrong, I love Alice in Wonderland!
Xerxex on Jan 28, 2010
I never like the original story of Alice in Wonderland, and I don't know what to think of Alice's return to it in this movie, but the Cheshire kitty is just fucking adorable! Especially in the last picture. *snuggles*
SuicidalOptimist on Jan 28, 2010
#13 agrees with #1
Brian on Jan 28, 2010
Anyone else think the first drawing looks like Quentin Tarrantino with an eye patch?
El Hoopso on Jan 28, 2010
A Tim Burton movie with Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter?!? Get out of town! It's never been done before!
JeepFu on Jan 28, 2010
The only knock on Burton is he doesnt do anything original, but he sure does put his spin on everything. Been a fan of his movies for over 20 years now, and the only ones I havent really cared for much is Mars Attacks and Big Fish. Cant wait for him to start on Dark Shadows.
Frightened Inmate #2 on Jan 28, 2010
The thing about Tim Burton movies are that it's all about art direction rather than acting or writing. If this movie does win an oscar next year mark my word it's strongest category is Art Direction. Several things it has in it's favour for that category. 1. Historical Setting (most of the previous winners were the movies set most in the past). In the case of Wonderland it is got a Victorian/Gothic feel to it. 2. Every Tim Burton movie that was nominated, have won (Batman, Sleepy Hollow and Sweeney Todd).
Captain Slow on Jan 29, 2010
Very nice pictures collection. I love all films from Tim Burton.
Paul on Jan 29, 2010
Aimee on Jan 30, 2010
Amazing german Artist who designed the characters on Alice: http://michaelkutsche.deviantart.com/
peter on Feb 23, 2010
I looooooved the moie it sooooo cool the afects are awsome when she was falling down the rabbit hole I felt asif I were falling down with her the cheser cat was awsome looking alice was pretty to and I think avatar suckedI thought this girl would make a horrible alice but I have to admit I was prooved wrongI also liked the battle seen in the end where she cut off the jaberwockies haed right off and said ?OFF WITH YOUR HEAD!?now zat is what Im talking about!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bella on Mar 27, 2010
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