Sacha Baron Cohen in Early Talks for 'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel

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Sacha Baron Cohen (WME, Ziffren Brittenham) is developing with Paramount "The Lesbian," based on the Hong Kong billionaire who offered $65 million to any man who could marry his homosexual daughter.

The project would reteam "Alice" star Johnny Depp and Cohen, who starred together in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."

Sacha Baron Cohen is in early talks to star in Alice in Wonderland 2 for Disney.

The sequel, set to hit theaters over Memorial Day weekend in 2016, returns Johnny Depp as well as Mia Wasikowska in the title role.

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This time out, James Bobin (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted) will be sitting in the director's chair. Tim Burton directed the first Alice in Wonderland, which transformed into a box-office sensation in spring 2010, grossing $1.02 billion globally.

Bobin is set to begin shooting Alice 2 in June or July. Alice 2 would reteam Depp and Cohen, who starred together in Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007).

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Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd and Suzanne Todd are producing.

Among Cohen's other projects, he is set to star in Grimsby, Paramount's spy spoof. He is represented by WME.