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Another Look of SyFy's 'Alice' Through TV Spot

November 16, 2009 (3:44 am) GMT
The miniseries depicts Alice as a Black Belt holder, Mad Hatter as a con man and Red Queen as the ruthless ruler with no hesitation to kill.

"", SyFy's take on the Lewis Carroll classics "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass" has been given a short but new promo. This TV spot introduces one by one briefly the main characters of the miniseries from the titular character to the villainous Red Queen.

28-year-old actress plays Alice since the writer/director Nick Willing wants this version to follow the more adult and "fiercely independent" version of the character. Alice is a stranger in an outlandish city of twisted towers and casinos built out of playing cards, all under the rule of a deliciously devilish Queen who's not very happy about Alice's arrival. Playing the Red Queen is .

Other cast include Andrew Lee Potts as Mad Hatter, Harry Dean Stanton as Caterpillar, and as resistance leader Dodo. SyFy will debut the series on December 6 and conclude it on the next day.

Alice's adventures are also being translated to the big screen, a project by Tim Burton. How the miniseries team regard the movie adaptation called "" compared to theirs, Willing commented, "It could not be more different. We are out there - not to say that [Burton's] isn't out there, but [he's] in a classical way."



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