Joaquin Phoenix could head from Gotham City directly to Neverland as the jester According to reports, the star has been offered the role of Captain Hook in Disney's Neverland live action remake Peter Pan and Wendy. According to a new rumor first reported by The Illuminerdi, Phoenix has been offered the part of the infamous pirate with his hands hooked, but since this is only an offer to measure his interest, no formal discussions have yet taken place. Take this for what it is worth, but the same sources also inform Birds of prey Star Margot Robbie has been offered the role of Tinker Bell, but as with Phoenix, official conversations with the actress have not yet begun.
Some character breakdowns also shed some light on the Peter Pan and Wendy versions of Captain Hook and his faithful henchman Smee. Hook is described as a "deranged, dramatic and menacing swordsman, who seeks revenge on Peter Pan for cutting off his hand and giving it to a crocodile." Meanwhile, Smee is a "resounding guy with a big gray beard" who "will do anything to please his captain." Together, the two kidnap Wendy's brothers, John and Michael, in their efforts to attract Peter Pan within their reach. Of course, this is in line with everything we know about the characters from the previous iterations.
Joaquin Phoenix is currently in the Best Actor Award at this year's Oscars, based on his incredible interpretation of Arthur Fleck in the Todd Phillips drama. jester. With his clear talent, Phoenix also seems to be a great choice for Captain Hook based on his physical appearance, and it doesn't take much imagination to imagine him with the pirate outfit. As for Margot Robbie, it would definitely be a fun transition to see the actress move from the violent Harley Quinn to the adorable fairy Tinker Bell, but it's not hard to imagine her in the least, as long as she becomes a miniature.
Peter Pan and Wendy It will be directed by David Lowery, who has experience in this department as live action director Pete dragon Redo. Lowery is also co-writing the script along with his Pete dragon co-writer Toby Halbrooks. The information about the launch of the project remains unclear, but if these reports are an indication, the producers are now working hard to shape the cast of the film. When looking for big names like Phoenix and Robbie, it's clear that Disney is trying to get big with its next version of Peter Pan's story.
Last month, it was reported Peter Pan and Wendy I would start shooting in Vancouver from April to August of this year. Reportedly, the plan is for the live action movie to go directly to Disney +, although this could always change if the Mouse House considers it worthy of a theatrical career. As we get closer to the production start date, more updates will be received, and it will be interesting to see if Phoenix or Robbie appear in the movie. This news was first reported by The Illuminerdi.
Topics: Peter Pan and Wendy, Disney