Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks with Disney to star in the upcoming sequel to Alice in Wonderland.

Variety reports that the Les Misérables actor is set to join returning stars Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska in Through the Looking Glass.

Cohen and the film's director James Bobin have previously worked together on The 11 O'Clock Show and Da Ali G Show, and Cohen also starred with Depp in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Through the Looking Glass is due to open in Irish cinemas on May 27, 2016.