If you didn’t hear it yet, Sacha Baron Cohen
is in early talks to star in the sequel to Tim Burton
’s billion-dollar film that will be called Through The Looking Glass
The British comedian is eying to play the lead villain in Alice in Wonderland 2
, set to be directed by The Muppets
‘ James Bobin
from a screenplay by the 2010 blockbuster writer Linda Woolverton
and Mia Wasikowska
are reprising their roles of The Mad Hatter and Alice in Through The Looking Glass
, which will probably see younger versions of their characters as the Borat
actor is reportedly in negotiations to play the main baddie named Time.
This would mark a reunion for Baron Cohen and Depp who starred together in 2007’s strongly-lauded Burton’s Sweeney Todd
Cohen is currently attached to star in Louis Leterrie
r’s spy comedy Grimsby
and developing Paramount’s The Lesbian
. It will give him time in the second half of the year to shoot Alice in Wonderland 2
which comes to theaters May 27th, 2016.
No plot details have been revealed yet, but we can confirm that this will be its own creature.