Disney is now coming up with many live-action remakes of their classic films. Earlier, they release films like Jungle Book, Beauty, and the Beast, etc. Now the studio is giving the live-action treatment to the iconic Peter Pan. We have noticed the story of the character in novels, movies, and animated series. The first Peter Pan film released back in 1953, and after that, more sequels appeared, which received great responses from everyone.
The work on the film begins in 2018. It is directed by David Lowery, who also penned the script with Toby Halbrooks. The live-action movie of Peter Pan is produced by Jim Whitaker and Joe Roth. The film official title is Peter Pan and Wendy, and recently a new cast member is added, so keep reading to know about it:
Jude Law In Talks To Play Captain Hook
Captain Hook is the enemy of Peter Pan, and now it is reported that Fantastic Beasts star Jude Law in discussion with Disney to play the negative role. He’s a perfect choice for this role as he brilliantly played the villain roles earlier in many films. His fans also excited for Law to play Captain Hook.
Earlier it was declared back in February 2020 that Joker star Joaquin Phoenix offered the part of Captain Hook, but later, he refused to it.
Disney Cast Stars For Playing Pan And Wendy
Back in early 2020, Disney cast the actors who will play the main lead roles of Peter Pan and Wendy. So, Alexander Molony is cast as Peter Pan, and Ever Gabo Anderson as Wendy Darling. Molony earlier appeared in Disney Junior’s Claude, and Anderson is going to feature in upcoming flick Black Widow. There are also reports that Disney eying Margot Robbie to play the part of Tinker Bell.
Earlier, it was declared that the live-action film would release directly on Disney+, but later, the idea dropped and now it will release in the theaters. The shooting of the upcoming film was just set to begin from April 17, 2020, in Canada, but Disney had to postpone it due to coronavirus outbreak.
It is not known when the production will resume and also no release date is fixed for the live-action film.