Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” was a box office smash, even though it wasn’t all that great. But Disney of course is making a sequel called “Into the Looking Glass”. The sequel brings back Mia Wasikowska as Alice and Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter. Here’s the surprising news. Burton isn’t coming back. Instead, James Bobin (“The Muppets”, “The Mupets…Again!”) will helm the sequel.

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