A Royal Wonderland

The stars of Alice In Wonderland graced the Royal World Premiere in London’s Odeon Leicester Square Thursday to celebrate the opening of the much-anticipated movie.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton
Director Tim Burton and his wife Helena Bonham Carter, who plays the Red Queen in the movie, posed for the photographers. Tim Burton previously threatened to ditch the premiere after Odeon cinema chain refused to screen
Alice In Wonderland in the local market. Odeon finally agreed to show the film last minute.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Helena Bonham Carter
Check out Helena’s quirky Queen of Hearts purse.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway, who plays the White Queen, wore a strapless Vivienne Westwood dress and Stephen Webster jewelry.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Mia Wasikowska
Mia Wasikowska, who plays the title role, outdid Anne Hathaway in the fashion department with this lacy Valentino dress.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Barbara Windsor
Barbara Windsor, who plays Dormouse, looked every bit the Tim Burton character in her whimsical suit.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Paloma Faith
Dancer Paloma Faith seemed to have the Red Queen in mind when she dressed up for the event.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Prince Charles and Camilla
It was a royal affair as Prince Charles and Camilla came to support the event, which benefited The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts.

Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Johnny Depp
Mad-as-a-hatter Johnny Depp said it best: “It’s Tim Burton’s take on Alice in Wonderland, which to me, is the perfect marriage to bring Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece to life.”

Alice in Wonderland opens in the US and UK on March 5, 2010. Don’t forget your 3D glasses!