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Sony has acquired the rights to Pan, a Peter Pan origin movie starring The Eagle‘s Channing Tatum, Heat Vision reports. Yeah, not exactly the actor you associate with the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up.
The pitch, from Tatum, screenwriter Billy Ray (Shattered Glass, The Hunger Games) and producer Joe Roth, went out just last Tuesday, drawing the interest of three studios. The Sony is reportedly paying in the $1 million range.
Little is known about the concept for Pan, other than it envisions Peter and Captain Hook as brothers.
As Heat Vision notes, Hollywood has been furiously plumbing the public domain, with new (and in some instances multiple) takes on Snow White, The Wizard of Oz, Hansel & Gretel and The Hunchback of Notre Dame in various stages of development. Red Riding Hood opens on Friday.