‘Pan’ Puts Its Hooks in Adeel Akhtar

The cast for director Joe Wright’s Peter Pan origin story Pan is starting to come together. Hugh Jackman is on board as the villainous Blackbeard, Rooney Mara is set to play Tiger Lily, and Garrett Hedlund is the man who will become Captain Hook.

Now, another iconic role has been filled out: Smee, Captain Hook’s trusty sidekick. According to TheWrap, that role belongs to Adeel Akhtar, best known for his work in Four Lions and Traitor.

The Warner Bros. film hits theaters on July 17, 2015.

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