Announced today, Peter Pan and Wendy, Disney’s live-action remake of his animation Peter Pan 1953 film, production has officially begun. While a premiere date on Disney + has yet to be revealed, House of Mouse confirmed in a press release Tuesday that principal photography for the remake began in Vancouver. The project is the latest of many animated classics that Disney has reinvented in recent years.
“Peter Pan It has long been one of my favorite stories, partly because I have always resisted growing up, but also because of the heart, adventure, and imagination that make JM Barrie’s original story so timeless, “Lowery said in a release. have the opportunity to redefine their iconic characters for a new generation, and even more excited to do so with such an exceptional cast and crew. “
David Lowery, who previously directed Disney’s Pete’s Dragon live action remake in 2016, is directing Peter Pan and Wendy. Lowery also co-wrote the script with Toby Halbrooks. Jim Whitaker and Joe Roth are producing. While the original Disney movie is inspired by JM Barrie’s 1911 novel, Peter and wendy, Lowery’s new film is directly based on the animated adaptation. The story tells the story of a magical boy named Peter Pan who takes Wendy and her brothers on an adventure in the magical world of Neverland.
The cast of Peter Pan and Wendy includes Alexander Molony (The reluctant landlord) as Peter Pan with Ever Anderson, the daughter of Milla Jovovich and director Paul WS Anderson, co-starring Wendy. After news of Ever’s casting broke, Milla celebrated her daughter’s casting with an Instagram post last year.
“After a worldwide search, she has been cast as Wendy in the new live action movie Peter and Wendy from @ disney! Writes Milla.” We are so proud of our baby! Ever has wanted to act since she was 5 years old and has invested time, focus and energy in making her dream come true! Congratulations to Ever !! “
Also starring Jude Law (Fantastic beasts and where to find them) as Captain Hook, Yara Shahidi (Grown up) as Tinker Bell and comedian Jim Gaffigan as Mr. Smee. Meanwhile, Disney has also announced several new additions to the cast along with news of the beginning of principal photography. The live-action remake will also feature Alan Tudyk (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) as Mr. Darling, Molly Parker (House of cards) as Mrs. Darling, Joshua Pickering as John, Jacobi Jupe as Michael, and Alyssa Wapanatâhk as Tiger Lily.
This adaptation follows several other remakes of Disney animated films. Other renowned Disney movies like Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Y The jungle book they have already received the treatment. Currently, there are also many others in development, such as remakes of The little Mermaid other Pinocchio. In May, the new live action movie Cruella will be released, starring Emma Stone as the iconic villain of the 101 Dalmatians franchise.
Peter Pan and Wendy wants to premiere in 2022 on Disney +.
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