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Disney Seeks 'Alice' Sequel; Will You Return to 'Wonderland'?

It seems Alice may be returning to Wonderland.

Talk of a sequel to Disney's $1 billion smash hit Alice in Wonderland has been persistent ever since the film hit theaters in 2010. Now it appears Disney is getting the ball rolling on a sequel, with Variety reporting that Linda Woolverton has been tasked to begin writing a script.

Woolverton's history with Disney is quite prolific, having previously written for Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Homeward Bound and the upcoming Maleficient. She also contributed to animated hits Mulan and Aladdin.

Details are currently under wraps and Disney hasn't targeted a release date just yet. Not that they're short on fantasy tale movies. The studio has Maleficent, Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatchers and Magic Kingdom all in the works, with Oz the Great and Powerful arriving in March.

Critics largely panned the film, claiming it was all flash and no heart, though it seems that same flash helped catapult the film to nearly $700 million at the international box office.

Did you see the first movie, directed by Tim Burton and starring Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp? Will you return for a second trip to Wonderland?

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