Warner Bros. wants Skyfall villain Javier Bardem to play Blackbeard in the Jason Fuchs-written, Joe Wright-directed look at Peter Pan’s early days in Neverland.
The Hunger Games director Gary Ross is in talks to helm Disney’s Peter Pan prequel Peter and the Starcatchers.
Twentieth Century Fox TV and Imagine TV are developing The League of Pan, a fairy tale-themed drama that follows the Lost Boys 10 years after they left Neverland.
Disney has hired screenwriter Jesse Wigutow to adapt Peter and the Starcatchers, the bestselling 2004 children’s novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson.
Warrior director Gavin O’Connor has been tapped to helm Sony’s Peter Pan project, which star Channing Tatum.
Sky Movies has debuted a new trailer and 14 images for the television prequel to the classic Peter Pan, which envisions Peter as an orphan who, along with his friends, is sent by their mentor Jimmy Hook to steal a magical orb that transports them to another world.
Aaron Eckhart, AnnaSophia Robb and Sean Bean have been cast in the Ben Hibon-directed movie, which transforms the children’s tale into a contemporary crime story.
The pitch, from Channing Tatum, screenwriter Billy Ray and producer Joe Roth, apparently envisions Peter Pan and Captain Hook as brothers.
Syfy announced that production begins next week on Neverland, an original prequel to the J.M. Barrie classic Peter Pan from Nick Willing (Alice, Tin Man). The four-hour TV movie stars Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel, Bob Hoskins, Raoul Trujillo and Charlie Rowe.