The characters in the world renowned story, Alice in Wonderland has weirdness in each of them. Alice in Wonderland characters has very wide style of attitude and a never imagined physical appearance. So to make this movie a success hit, the actors and actresses must be chosen into this film should have the trait of being somehow has “weirdness” into their acting. We start with the main character Alice. Alice is a young girl who is very logical, pedantic and a very curious to her environment. She was also known for her being dressed in a blue dress with white pinafore over-top with her colored yellow hair with a hair band. She was often seen always daydreaming. Alice was played by Mia Wasikowska. Mia was born October 14, 1989 and she is an Australian actress. She was first known in the world when she worked in HBO in the series In Treatment.
The second character is the Mad-Hatter which played by Johnny Depp. Johnny Depp is known in his film “Pirates of the Carribean” for being the weird protagonist pirate. As being weird, his character Mad-Hatter is also has the characteristics of being weird that would fit to him. Mad-Hatter in Alice in Wonderland characters is where Alice found him in the center of the forest taking a tea with March Hare. Mad-Hatter is very brave and very loyal to the White Queen and becomes much attached to Alice that he will do anything to protect her. The Mad-Hatter is also the symbol of the strangeness of a person.
March Hare, or his full name Thackery Earwicket always behave like a delirious Alice in Wonderland character. He is a cook in the film and he eccentrically throws dishes and pots. He was voiced by Paul Whitehouse. According to Burton, Whitehouse’s lines were improvised because Whitehouse is a great comedic actor.
Helena Bonhom Carter played the role of the Red Queen. Tim Burton’s Red Queen has a physical appearance of a large head 3 times than normal. Red Queen is the combination of three characters, the Red Queen, the Duchness and the Queen of Hearts. Red Queen is the older sister of the White Queen. Her characteristics are quickness to anger and using of animals as objects. Helena Bonhom Carter’s acting is very fit to this character because her acting in past films are always angry or a witch-like attitude. She was widely known for being Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter Series.
Anne Hathaway played as The White Queen or Mirana of Marmoreal in Burton’s adaptation. Anne Hathaway became famous for being Mia Thermopolis in the movie, The Princess Diaries. She was also appeared in list of the world’s 50 most beautiful people. As attractive as she is, the White Queen really fit her appearance and her characteristics. The White Queen was known for being harmless and very beautiful in the movie. She was also known for being sadistic sometimes in the film.
The Knave of Hearts in the film serves as the personal guard and assassin of the Red Queen. He was played by Crispin Glover. Crispin Glover’s acting is famous for being an eccentric person. Being odd and weird, Crispin fit as being Alice in Wonderland characters’ the Knave of Hearts.