Thursday Update: Alice in Wonderland has officially reached the $1 billion worldwide plateau.
"We feel incredibly fortunate to be able to showcase such an amazing 3-D film from visionary director Tim Burton and the creative talents of Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter, and Anne Hathaway," said Rich Ross, Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. "Our marketing teams joined with our exhibition partners to find every opportunity to bring this creative masterpiece to fans around the world."
Alice in Wonderland is going to join an elite club of films that have grossed $1 billion worldwide. AiW is set to hit that plateau on Thursday, and it is Disney's second-highest grossing film of all time behind Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest at $1.07 billion.
Avatar, Titanic, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Dead Man's Chest and The Dark Knight also reached the $1 billion mark.
Alice in Wonderland will debut on DVD/Blu-ray on June 1.