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Amanda Seyfried joins Pan cast

April 27th, 2014 by Marc Comments

Director Joe Wright’s (Hanna) retelling of the origins of Peter Pan, entitled simply Pan, is taking more shape as the cast continues to grow.

Amanda Seyfried has joined the cast and will play the character of Mary in the movie which begins shooting this week.

The movie will be a new take on the origins of JM Barrie’s beloved character, in this version Peter will be an orphan who discovers the magic land of Neverland.

The movie has also added Jack Charles (“Mystery Road”) as The Chief/Tiger Lily’s father, Taejoo Na (“The Kick”) as Kwahu, Nonso Anozie (“Son of God”) as Bishop, Kathy Burke (“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) as Mother Barnabas; Kurt Egyiawan (“Skyfall”) as Murray, Lewis MacDougall (“In the Name of the Children”) as Nibs, and newcomer Leni Zieglmeier as Wendy Darling.

Already cast are Hugh Jackman as the villain Blackbeard, Garrett Hedlund as a young Captain Hook, Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily, and Adeel Akhtar as Smee. Greg Berlanti, Paul Webster and Sarah Schechter are producing with a July 17th 2015 release planned.

Source: Darkhorizons

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….