Radar Pictures has acquired the film rights to the American McGee’s Alice adventure game from publisher Electronic Arts and has hired X-Men screenwriter David Hayter to create a TV adaptation in collaboration with Abandon Entertainment.
The action of the series will take place after the return of Alice from the Looking Glass. When she returns, she finds that her house has burned to the ground, and her parents died in the fire. Alice is the only survivor of a terrible incident. As a result of repeated suicide attempts, she is locked up in a mental hospital where she slowly goes insane until the White Rabbit calls her back to Wonderland.
Only this time things are going really badly in Wonderland. Alice’s only chance to regain her peace of mind and learn more about her parents’ death is to travel through Wonderland and free her from evil forces.
“The American McGee’s Alice and Alice: Madness Returns series of games is an innovative reimagining of the classic fairy tale. It transports you to the heart of the corrupted Wonderland and sheds light on dark corners the world has never seen. I am thrilled to bring this world of madness and wonder to a global audience,” Hayter said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.
In the report saysthat the series is in early production and does not yet have a home on a streaming platform or any network. Also, there is no information about the cast yet.