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Pirates, Mermaids, Neverland: Everyone's Favourite Adventure Story Returns With 'Pan' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Holly Williams | 26th November 2014

An extraordinary re-telling of a time-honoured fairy story, Peter Pan is set to hit the big screen once again in 'Pan'; a tale of how this young boy who never grows up discovered his remarkable...

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Pan Cast And Crew Take Ice Bucket Challenge In Chilly Field

19th August 2014

Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara and the entire cast and crew of director Joe Wright's Pan took the ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge for Als research on Monday (18Aug14) when they took part in a chilly charity...

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Rooney Mara To Star In The Secret Scripture

24th July 2014

Rooney Mara is to appear in 'The Secret Scripture'.The 29-year-old actress has joined the cast of the drama, which centres on the character of Roseanne, a 100-year-old woman who recalls her life in mental institutions...

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Fascinating Fact: 4238864

11th June 2014

Hugh Jackman has shaved his head bald for his new movie role as pirate Blackbeard in Joe Wright's Peter Pan prequel, Pan. The actor showed off his new look in a photo on Instagram.com on...

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Cara Delevingne Set For 'Massive' Peter Pan Role

27th April 2014

Cara Delivingne has landed a ''massive role'' as a mermaid in 'Peter Pan'.The superstar model has been open about her ambitions as an actress and she will get her first big break when she takes...

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Amanda Seyfried Joins Pan Cast

24th April 2014

Actress Amanda Seyfried is to reteam with her Les Miserables castmate Hugh Jackman in director Joe Wright's upcoming Peter Pan prequel.The Mamma Mia! star will portray Mary in the live-action film, which features Jackman as...

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Newcomer Levi Miller Cast As Peter Pan In New Film

18th March 2014

Moviemaker Joe Wright has found his Peter Pan - newcomer Levi Miller has been cast to take on the lead role of the boy who never grew up in origins film Pan.The director launched an...

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Rooney Mara Cast As Tiger Lily In Peter Pan Origins Movie, 'Pan'

By Lauren James | 13th March 2014

Rooney Mara has landed a role in Joe Wright's upcoming Peter Pan origins movie, Pan - she will playTiger Lily. Mara, who is best known for playing Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon...

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Rooney Mara To Play Tiger Lily In Pan

12th March 2014

Actress Rooney Mara is in talks to play Indian princess Tiger Lily in director Joe Wright's new Peter Pan prequel.The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star is reportedly close to signing on to join Hugh...

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Unknown Actor Wanted For Lead In Joe Wright's Peter Pan

10th February 2014

Producers behind director Joe Wright's forthcoming Peter Pan movie are giving aspiring actors the chance to star as the boy who never grew up by holding open auditions in the U.K.Casting calls have been sent...

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Hey 11 To 13-Year-old Boys, Come On Down And Audition For 'Peter Pan'

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th February 2014

Ironically, the majority of people reading this will be too old to audition for Peter Pan – the boy who would never grow up, but get your sons to pop down and audition. You never...

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Hugh Jackman To Play Blackbeard In Pan

19th December 2013

Hugh Jackman is in talks for a role as Blackbeard in 'Pan'.'The Wolverine' actor is reportedly being positioned as the villainous pirate in Warner Bros.' upcoming adaptation of children's classic 'Peter Pan', which will be...

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Joe Wright Confirmed To Direct Peter Pan Prequel

15th December 2013

British filmmaker Joe Wright has been confirmed as the swashbuckling director who will take charge of a new origin film about Peter Pan.The Anna Karenina filmmaker became a frontrunner to take on the film about...

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Warner Bros. Confirm Pan Release Date

14th December 2013

Warner Bros. have confirmed a release date for 'PAN'.The latest adaptation of the children's classic, will reportedly be helmed by director Joe Wright and is set to hit the big-screen in 3D on June...

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Javier Bardem To Star In Peter Pan?

18th November 2013

Javier Bardem is set to play the villain in 'Peter Pan'.The 44-year-old actor is in talks to take on the role of pirate leader Captain Blackbeard in the story, based on J.M Barrie's tales of...

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Joe Wright In Talks To Make New Peter Pan Film

12th November 2013

British filmmaker Joe Wright is in talks to bring Peter Pan back to the big screen in a new origin movie.The Anna Karenina director has become the frontrunner to tackle the latest tale about the...

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Joe Wright To Direct Peter Pan Movie

12th November 2013

Joe Wright will direct a 'Peter Pan' origin story.The 'Atonement' and 'Anna Karenina' director has signed up to helm the new big screen movie starring the fairytale hero for Warner Bros., and the project is...

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Director Joe Wright Is The Latest Inductee To 'The 50 Shades Of Grey' Merry-go-round

By Joe Wilde | 13th May 2013

Director Joe Wright is the latest Hollywood name to be chucked in the pile of potential suitors for the big-screen adaption of EL James' 50 Shades of Grey, with the Anna Karenina stalwart being touted...

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Joe Wright Is Frontrunner To Direct 50 Shades Of Grey Film

10th May 2013

British filmmaker Joe Wright has emerged as a favourite to take on the big screen adaptation of erotic bestseller 50 Shades Of Grey.Reports suggest executives at Focus Features, who have acquired the rights to the...

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50 Shades Has Maybe Possibly Found Its Director In Joe Wright

By Victoria Pavlova | 10th May 2013

Director Joe Wright is known for his skillful adaptations of literary classics like “Anna Karenina” and “Pride and Prejudice”, but he’s casting his gaze on an entirely different film this time, namely “50 Shades of...

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'Anna Karenina' Director Joe Wright To Helm Risque 'Fifty Shades' Movie?

By Holly Williams | 10th May 2013

Joe Wright is rumoured to direct the upcoming movie adaptation of E.L. James' best-selling erotica novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The director looks to be a firm choice for Focus and Universal who bought the rights...

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Joe Wright To Direct Fifty Shades Of Grey?

10th May 2013

Joe Wright is being considered to direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The 'Anna Karenina' director is a ''strong contender'' to helm the big screen adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel, which will be produced by Universal...

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Keira Knightley Brings 'Depth' To Jack Ryan

4th April 2013

Keira Knightley brings ''depth'' to Kenneth Branagh's 'Jack Ryan'.The British actress stars as Cathy Ryan in the actor and director's upcoming thriller film, alongside Chris Pine as the titular character, and Kenneth knew she would...

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Fascinating Fact: 3553693

14th March 2013

Joe Wright's new play Trelawny Of The Wells and Matilda The Musical were among the West End shows cancelled on Wednesday night (13Mar13) following a localised power cut in central London.

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Joe Wright's New Play Eased His Grief After Ravi Shankar's Death

15th January 2013

Atonement director Joe Wright has credited his light-hearted new theatre project with helping him to cope following the death of his famous father-in-law Ravi Shankar.Wright, who is married to the Indian musician's daughter, Anoushka, was...

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Jude Law Not A 'Young Pretty Thing' Anymore

29th November 2012

Jude Law is happy to not be a ''young pretty thing'' anymore.The 39-year-old actor made his name in a string of heartthrob roles, including lead parts in 'Alfie', 'Sleuth' and 'The Holiday', but he took...

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Pictures: Keira Knightley Steals Anna Karenina Premiere As Jude Law No-shows

By Contributor | 15th November 2012

Keira Knightley starred in the off-the-wall adaptation of Tolstory novel Anna KareninaThere's been talk about it for months; just what has director Joe Wright done to Tolstoy's literary classic Anna Karenina? Both cast and crew...

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Keira Knightley: Wait A Minute, Maybe I Am Anorexic?

By Michael West | 14th November 2012

Keira Knightley, the British actress currently starring in Joe Wright's big-screen adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, admits she almost convinced herself that she was anorexic after a media storm over her weight. Knightley spoke in-depth...

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Keira Knightley Gained $2 Million W Anna Karenina Jewels

7th November 2012

Keira Knightley was the reason 'Anna Karenina' managed to use $2 million worth of diamonds.The British actress - who plays the role of Anna in the adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel directed by Joe Wright...

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Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 Ad Campaign: It Just Gets Weirder, Folks

By Hayley Avron | 17th October 2012

If you thought the Brad Pitt Chanel No. 5 advert that went out earlier this week was weird, just wait until you see this latest one.Chanel clearly think they are breaking the mould by asking...

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