Tim Burton, the director of Batman Returns, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Sweeney Todd: The Demon of Barber Street, his 2007 film, won the Oscar for the Best Motion Picture and the Best Actor for Johnny Depp.
Burton has worked most with Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter.
Tim Burton is now set to remake Alice in Wonderland, which is expected to release in 2010. Tim Burton will direct two 3-D films for Walt Disney Studios, the first being Alice in Wonderland. The second 3-D movie, which Tim Burton will direct for Walt Disney Studios, is Frankenweenie, a bigger version of his own 1984 short film about a pet dog that his loyal owner brings back to life.
Rumors say that Tim Burton will cast Ryan Nicole Parker, a relatively unknown actress, as Alice. Alice will not be potrayed as a child but as a young girl. Some reports say that Alice in Wonderful will have performance-capture imagery and live-action footage.
Most of the rumors about casting have been culled from message boards and other sources and may not very reliable.
Meanwhile, a film adaptation of American McGee’s action PC video game is in the works. The movie will be scripted by John August and produced by Scott Faye.