Sunday, June 26, 2005
American McGee's "Alice" to Hit the Big Screen
American McGee's Alice.
"Sarah Michelle Gellar continues to put Buffy behind her, signing to star in Alice for Universal Pictures and director Marcus Nispel.
The movie is based on the Electronic Arts video game American McGee's Alice which is based on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Gellar would play a disturbed young Alice who, after her parents are killed in a fire, returns to Wonderland to confront the wicked Queen of Hearts. Along the way, she encounters looking glasses, mysterious potions, nonsensical tea parties and talking animals.
The movie rights to American McGee's Alice were originally optioned by Dimension Films after it became a critically acclaimed hit in December 2000. At the time, Wes Craven was attached to produce and direct "
he he he ... Magical potions, can we say "Drink Me"?