Depp Is Mad Hatter In Burton’s Alice

Johnny Depp himself was on hand at the Walt Disney Showcase in Hollywood and revealed not one but two new roles for himself.

First up he confirmed the rumors that he had signed on to play the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton’s upcoming adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland”.

Mia Wasikowska and Matt Lucas also star in the re-telling of the Lewis Carroll classic which will combinelive-action and motion-capture footage.

Shooting is slated to begin in November for a March 5th 2010 release.