Johnny Depp is close to signing on to reprise his role as the Mad Hatter in the upcoming sequel to Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, tentatively titled Through the Looking Glass. Johnny Depp’s production company, Infinitum Nihil, is planning a move from Warner Bros over to Dinsey.
Tim Burton will not be returning to direct the sequel, with The Muppets director James Bobin taking the helm. Linda Woolverton is returning to write the screenplay. There’s no word yet on any other actors from Burton’s Alice in Wonderland reprising their roles.