Hot on the heels of the first images surfacing online, Warner Brothers has released the first trailer for their upcoming Peter Pan origins movie simply titled Pan.
The movie is directed by Joe Wright (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, Hanna), and stars Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, Garrett Hedlund, Amanda Seyfried, and newcomer Levi Miller as Peter Pan.
You can read a synopsis and watch the first trailer for Pan below.
From Warner Bros. Pictures comes, “Pan,” a live-action Peter Pan feature directed by Joe Wright (“Atonement,” “Pride & Prejudice”).
Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the action adventure follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny””to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.
The film stars Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman (“Les MisÃ©rables”) as Blackbeard; Garrett Hedlund (“Inside Llewyn Davis”) as Hook; Oscar nominee Rooney Mara (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”) as Tiger Lily; Adeel Akhtar (“The Dictator”) as Smee; and newcomer Levi Miller as Peter.
Rounding out the cast are Taejoo Na (“The Kick”) as Kwahu; Nonso Anozie (“Son of God,” “Atonement”) as Bishop; Kathy Burke (“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) as Mother Barnabas; Kurt Egyiawan (“Skyfall”) as Murray; Lewis MacDougall (UK TV’s “In the Name of the Children”) as Nibs; newcomer Leni Zieglmeier as Wendy Darling; Jack Charles (“Mystery Road”) as The Chief/Tiger Lily’s father; and Amanda Seyfried (“Les MisÃ©rables”) as Mary.
Wright directs “Pan” from a screenplay written by Jason Fuchs. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Paul Webster are producing, with Tim Lewis serving as executive producer.
Pan will be released in theaters on July 17, 2015.
I don’t know why is it that some one has to ruin these classic stories by doing an “origin” story. If J.M. Barrie thought it was needed I think he would have wrote one.
Comment by Stephen Welch — November 26, 2014 @ 10:29 am