Whereas talking to GQ about her position in “Alice in Wonderland,” Hathaway revealed that she used to be first offered to play Alice nevertheless turned it down because she desired to play the White Queen in its effect. “The studio had the Alice script a in point of fact lengthy time ago and I used to be approached support then for the a part of Alice. I believed about it, nevertheless felt, what with ‘The Princess Diaries,’ that I had been there, completed that form of somewhat-girl-in-a-fairy-costume position,” Hathaway said.
On the diversified hand, Hathaway, who had lengthy been an admirer of director Tim Burton’s work, wasn’t the first have to play the White Queen. “When Tim [Burton] came on board he had the solid he wanted and, for certain, that didn’t contain me,” Hathaway said. “However the diversified actress who used to be marked had scheduling conflicts, so the studio piped up and save me forward.”
After a phone name with Burton, Hathaway used to be in a position to convince him of her belief of the White Queen, which had extra than one inspirations in the tag of Debbie Harry, Greta Garbo, and David Bowie. And the rest, as they suppose, is history.