A classic children’s book that has been made into feature films many times since the silent era will get the TV series treatment at the CW, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series will tackle the “Alice in Wonderland” story.
The network has commissioned a script for the project, which is called "Wunderland" and will be a modern take on the story. Instead of a young girl, Alice will be a female detective in modern-day Los Angeles who discovers an underground world, the piece notes.
McG of "Gossip Girl" and Peter Johnson are slated to executive produce, with "Playboy Club’s” Chad Hodge writing and executive producing.
Among the many film and TV versions of “Alice in Wonderland” over the decades were a Disney animated feature in 1951, a 2009 miniseries that aired in the U.S. on Syfy, and Tim Burton’s 2010 Disney CG/live-action fantasy starring Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Mia Wasikowska.