Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska have been confirmed for the Alice In Wonderland sequel.

The 50-year-old Lone Ranger actor will reprise his role as the Mad Hatter in the fantasy flick, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Muppets' director James Bobin will replace Burton as director of the sequel, with Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd and Suzanne Todd producing the movie

Alice in Wonderland 2 is scheduled for release on May 27, 2016.