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Mia Wasikowska: Career In Four Minutes

 Johnny Depp on board for Alice In Wonderland sequel
Despite garnering fairly lukewarm reviews across the board, Alice In Wonderland was hugely lucrative for Disney, so much so that a sequel always seemed inevitable…

Johnny Depp on board for Alice In Wonderland sequel

Despite garnering fairly lukewarm reviews across the board, Alice In Wonderland was hugely lucrative for Disney, so much so that a sequel always seemed inevitable…

First official image of Angelina Jolie as Maleficent revealed
Disney has unveiled the first official image of Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, the wicked fairy who was the big bad in Sleeping Beauty.Continuing the trend of reinventing fairytales for the cinema (which has seen sizeable box office returns for Alice In Wonderland and Snow White And The Huntsman), Maleficent is pitching itself as the untold story…

First official image of Angelina Jolie as Maleficent revealed

Disney has unveiled the first official image of Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, the wicked fairy who was the big bad in Sleeping Beauty.

Continuing the trend of reinventing fairytales for the cinema (which has seen sizeable box office returns for Alice In Wonderland and Snow White And The Huntsman), Maleficent is pitching itself as the untold story…

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Tim Burton no longer making Maleficent for Disney
Tim Burton has departed pre-production of Disney’s fairytale reimagining Maleficent.The re-telling of Sleeping Beauty was in very early stages, with Burton interested in helming the story of evil witch Maleficent, who casts a nasty spell on Princess Aurora.Burton’s departure from the film appears to be an amicable one, with his Alice In Wonderland scriptwriter Linda Woolverton still attached to scribe Maleficent’s script.Meanwhile, Burton is still pressing ahead on his Frankenweenie feature over at the Mouse House.

Tim Burton no longer making Maleficent for Disney

Tim Burton has departed pre-production of Disney’s fairytale reimagining Maleficent.

The re-telling of Sleeping Beauty was in very early stages, with Burton interested in helming the story of evil witch Maleficent, who casts a nasty spell on Princess Aurora.

Burton’s departure from the film appears to be an amicable one, with his Alice In Wonderland scriptwriter Linda Woolverton still attached to scribe Maleficent’s script.

Meanwhile, Burton is still pressing ahead on his Frankenweenie feature over at the Mouse House.

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The Evolution Of Anne Hathaway
19. Alice in Wonderland (2010)Tim Burton’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s children’s classic opened to distinctly mixed reviews, but it’s unlikely that anyone involved was too bothered about that, as it went on to gross over $1 billion at the box office.It’s searching for a plot, and could’ve done with a gutsier heroine (imagine if it had have been Hathaway playing Alice), but the visuals are enough to keep you distracted for the running time. And Hathaway is spot-on as the White Queen: pale, poised, otherworldly and just a little nuts.Anne Hath-A-Way with… Nigella Lawson impressions, as Burton instructed her to channel the domestic goddess.

The Evolution Of Anne Hathaway

19. Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Tim Burton’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s children’s classic opened to distinctly mixed reviews, but it’s unlikely that anyone involved was too bothered about that, as it went on to gross over $1 billion at the box office.

It’s searching for a plot, and could’ve done with a gutsier heroine (imagine if it had have been Hathaway playing Alice), but the visuals are enough to keep you distracted for the running time. And Hathaway is spot-on as the White Queen: pale, poised, otherworldly and just a little nuts.

Anne Hath-A-Way with… Nigella Lawson impressions, as Burton instructed her to channel the domestic goddess.

21 Kick-Ass Disney Princesses
4. Mulan (1998)
The Princess: Fa Mulan is the only daughter of an old warrior. Realising that if her father went to fight the Hun alongside his fellow countrymen he’d end up dead in a day, she steals his horse, dresses as a man and heads out to battle in his place.
 Coolest Moment: Mulan lures the Hun out onto the roof of the Emperor’s palace, where she fights them single-handedly…
If She Was In An Action Flick: "Man! I feel like a woman!" Mulan would become a member of Charlie’s Angels, using her unparalleled skills in disguise and deception to undo criminals from the inside.

21 Kick-Ass Disney Princesses

4. Mulan (1998)

The Princess: Fa Mulan is the only daughter of an old warrior. Realising that if her father went to fight the Hun alongside his fellow countrymen he’d end up dead in a day, she steals his horse, dresses as a man and heads out to battle in his place.

Coolest Moment: Mulan lures the Hun out onto the roof of the Emperor’s palace, where she fights them single-handedly…

If She Was In An Action Flick: "Man! I feel like a woman!" Mulan would become a member of Charlie’s Angels, using her unparalleled skills in disguise and deception to undo criminals from the inside.

Michael Gough dies aged 94
Batman actor Michael Gough has died aged 94.The British actor is mostly widely recognised for his role as Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred in the late ’80s - early ’90s Batman films – beginning with Tim Burton’s first Batman in 1989.Gough would continue to work with Burton for the rest of his career, with a role in Sleepy Hollow, and voice work in Corpse Bride and Alice In Wonderland.

Michael Gough dies aged 94

Batman actor Michael Gough has died aged 94.

The British actor is mostly widely recognised for his role as Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred in the late ’80s - early ’90s Batman films – beginning with Tim Burton’s first Batman in 1989.

Gough would continue to work with Burton for the rest of his career, with a role in Sleepy Hollow, and voice work in Corpse Bride and Alice In Wonderland.

Best Costume goes to Alice In Wonderland

Best Costume goes to Alice In Wonderland

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Sucker Punch gets a second trailer

Zack Snyder’s twisted new action movie Sucker Punch has unveiled a second trailer online. If you saw the first one, released earlier this year, you’ll already know the flick looks visually arresting and completely bonkers. Whereas the first trailer concentrated on wacky images and girls getting rough, this new look at the film reveals more of the plot – as well as giving us more of that gloriously-lensed bedlam.