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Second largest U.K. theater chain will show Disney's 'Alice in Wonderland,' despite brewing release-window controversy

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Theater group Cineworld—Britain’s second-largest chain—announced yesterday that it will indeed carry Tim Burton and Disney’s much-anticipated 3D movie Alice in Wonderland, despite a short theatrical release window before the DVD hits stores, according to Variety. The nation’s first- and third-largest theater chains, Odeon and Vue, are still threatening to boycott showing Alice when it is released globally on March 5, claiming that the shortened release time, which was shortened from the traditional 17 weeks to just 12 weeks, will hurt their profits.