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Beyonce is Alice in Wonderland

Beyonce is Alice in Wonderland

Would you help Beyonce find her way home if she was lost?

Beyonce helped kick off Disney Park’s Year of a Million Dreams celebration by taking a wild spin in a whirling, giant teacup and portraying Alice from Alice in Wonderland. She was joined by actor Oliver Platt as the Mad Hatter and singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett as the March Hare.

Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz shot this scene from her farm in upstate New York.

Says Beyonce: “It was Annie‘s idea for me to play Alice. If she wanted me to do it, I was up for it, because she’s such a genius… [Cinderalla] it is my sister’s (Solange Knowles) absolute favorite! She doesn’t know I’ve done it yet, so she’s going to get a real trip out of seeing me in the teacup. It was freezing cold in the teacup, but it didn’t matter because we were all so excited and it was shot really fast.”

Says Leibovitz: “We had some teacups from Disneyland shipped in. I hadn’t realized that they each weighed several hundred pounds. We had to place them with a forklift. It took a whole day to do that, and then I couldn’t move them, because the field was wet.”

David Beckham and Scarlett Johansson were also tapped to portray other fabled Disney characters. David Beckham takes on the role of gallant Prince Phillip from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. Scarlett Johansson plays Cinderella.

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  • Jennifer Ryan

    Wheee. All the good David Beckham pix are here.

  • Amy

    Awwww, B looks cute, but I cannot imagine her as Alice. Glad she didn’t wear an overdramatized blonde weave for this–she looks a lot better with darker hair. Fabulous!

  • http://justjared Rose

    Well done Beyonce, but I am having a tough time divorcing Alice from the sexy, curvy booming body I know is under those sedate clothes. Not your fault.

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  • Lola

    Yeah–Beyonce is way too sexy to properly project innocent Alice but she still looks good!

  • Ga. Peach

    Cool Choice

  • Queen Bee

    Cool choice by Annie

  • Lara

    Brilliant. Love the whole concept.

  • beyoncepits

    I’m not feeling that hag as Alice, it’s ironic this is the blackest she’s ever looked. They better not cast some white girl as Jasmine

  • Browngirl

    Cute girl, cute pic

  • themeex

    how stupid is that?!

  • Dan

    LOL! bee looks very cute! I like the pic! what abaout a mix-film with all disney-tales with stars playing the charactares?!^^

  • raqchel

    wow this is so cool….damn they pulled alice in wonderland off really good….who knew lyle lovett would make a good March Hare.

  • bdj

    All of the Annie Leibovitz ‘s Disney photos and concepts are brillant. The photos really bring the characters to life. I like the Beyonce and others photo, as well as

  • suzanne

    No way is that cool..a nigger as Alice??
    That Nigger is fat and stupid… when she sings you just hear her bumper bar lips bangin dumb fat nigger

  • suzanne

    ni#gga is fat and dumb – beyonce and her white girl hair.. she has a n#gger afro

  • ano

    Suzanne, go get you some n*gga dic* and you’ll be alright, you fat, ugly, lonely, dic* sucking whore!! Kill urself

  • carrie

    i think it was the wrong character 4 beyonce

  • Lorena


  • faithq

    should have had a white woman play alice. beyonce is ugly.

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  • ijijoiqdwn

    Isn’t Alice supposed to be a blonde child?