Amanda Seyfried and Hugh Jackman Reuniting For Peter Pan Film
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.24.2014
Seyfried joins the cast as Mary...
Amanda Seyfried is reuniting with her Les Miserables co-star Hugh Jackman for Warner Bros.' Peter Pan film. The studio announced today that Seyfried will play Mary in the Joe Wright-directed film, which begins filming next week for a July 17th, 2015 release date.
Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the film 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.
Jackman is playing Blackbeard in the Jason Fuchs-scripted film. Also starring are Garrett Hedlund as Hook, Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily, Levi Miller as Peter, Leni Zieglmeier as Wendy Darling, Adeel Akhtar as Smee, Jack Charles as Tiger Lily's father, Taejoo Na as Kwahu, Nonso Anozie as Bishop, Kathy Burke as Mother Barnabas, Kurt Egyiawan as Murray and Lewis MacDougall as Nibs.