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Pan Lets Hugh Jackman Explore His Dark Side

In the new adventure fantasy origin movie Pan, Hugh Jackman finally gets a chance to play the villain of the piece. "That nice guy stuff is boring," he laughs about his reputation as the nicest...

Punk Tunes Gave Pan Renewed Energy

The director wanted Hugh Jackman's Blackbeard and his crew of cut-throats to belt out fearsome sea songs, but they all just sounded like camp musical numbers until Wright suggested they try a few...

Director Joe Wright Impressed With Young Pan Star's Manners

Young Levi Miller refused to call Hugh Jackman anything but Mr. Jackman, even though the Australian actor begged him to call him Hugh. Wright tells heyuguys.com, "We did a few weeks...

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

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...

Amanda Seyfried Joins Pan Cast

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Hugh Jackman To Play Blackbeard In Pan

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...

Joe Wright Confirmed To Direct Peter Pan Prequel

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...

Warner Bros. Confirm Pan Release Date

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...

Joe Wright In Talks To Make New Peter Pan Film

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...

Joe Wright To Direct Peter Pan Movie

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...

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

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...

Joe Wright Is Frontrunner To Direct 50 Shades Of Grey Film

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...

50 Shades Has Maybe Possibly Found Its Director In Joe Wright

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...

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

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...

Joe Wright To Direct Fifty Shades Of Grey?

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Keira Knightley Gained $2 Million W Anna Karenina Jewels

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...

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

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...

Joe Wright: Keira Knightley Is 'More Than A Muse'

Joe Wright thinks Keira Knightley is ''more than a muse''.The award-winning director - who has previously worked with Keira on 'Pride & Prejudice' and 'Atonement' - says it was a no brainer to cast the...

Joe Wright Making Theatre Directorial Debut

Moviemaker Joe Wright is preparing for his directorial debut in theatre after signing up to oversee a new London show.Wright will direct a production of Arthur Wing Pinero's Trelawny of the Wells. The show is...

Michelle Dockery Loved Working With Keira Knightley

Michelle Dockery had a ''great'' time working with Keira Knightley in 'Anna Karenina'. The 'Downtown Abbey' actress found it a ''real experience'' to make her big screen debut alongside such high profile names such as...

Paul Thomas Anderson Movie Vanishes From 'Venice Film Festival'

Paul Thomas Anderson 's highly anticipated new drama 'The Master' was announced as the lead movie at this year's Venice Film Festival, though has mysteriously disappeared from the festival's programme, reports the UK's Guardian newspaper.Confusion...

Keira Knightley Working On Movement

Keira Knightley has been ''working on'' movement in 'Anna Karenina'.The British actress enjoys working with filmmaker Joe Wright - who she previously teamed up with for 'Pride & Prejudice' and 'Atonement' - because he is...

Keira Knightley Debuts Engagement Ring After Romantic Meal

Keira Knightley gave the world the glimpse of her engagement ring, after enjoying a romantic meal with husband-to-be James Righton in London on Wednesday (May 30, 2012), reports the Evening Standard.The Hollywood actress and her...

Keira Knightley Reteams With Wright For Karenina Epic

Keira Knightley is teaming up with her Atonement boss Joe Wright to play the lead in a big screen reimagining of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel Anna Karenina.The pair worked together on the highly-acclaimed 2007 wartime...

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