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'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel Adds Rhys Ifans

May 30, 2014 (1:24 pm) GMT
The Dr. Curt Connors in 'The Amazing Spider-Man' is booked to portray the father of Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter.
Rhys Ifans

joins "Through the Looking Glass", a sequel to Tim Burton's 2010 box office hit "". The 46-year-old actor is tapped to play Zanik Hightopp, the father of 50-year-old 's character Mad Hatter.

The sequel will come out Stateside on May 27, 2016. James Bobin ("") serves as a director. and will reprise their roles as Alice and the Red Queen respectively, while will portray the main baddie named Time.

Besides starring in the second installment of "Alice in Wonderland" film, Ifans shares screen with Wasikowska in upcoming drama "". His other new projects include "" which stars and and "Squirrels to the Nuts" starring and .

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