PETER PAN & WENDY Live-Action Remake Moving Forward At Disney; Production Reportedly Begins In April
Peter Pan & Wendy live-action remake is moving forward at Disney and will commence production in April. It's reported that Tiger Lily will play a more pivotal role this time around.
David Lowery (Pete's Dragon) is attached as director alongside Toby Halbrooks (co-writer of Pete's Dragon) who penned the most recent draft of the film's script. Jim Whitaker (A Wrinkle In Time) produces with Joe Roth (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil). It's said that the casting process is currently underway.
The DisInsider recently ascertained some casting information regarding the role of Tiger Lily. The studio is reportedly after a Native American or First Nations actress aged between 18 and 25 to play the teenaged character of Tiger Lily. According to the report, this live-action version of Tiger Lily will be play a more pivotal role than her animated self did. It's also said that she will have a horse sidekick.
Here's a breakdown of the character: "Tiger Lily is indigenous to Neverland with a bow at her back, she is both a fierce warrior and a serene and benevolent leader who protects Neverland and the lost boys and girls from the dastardly Captain Hook. This character will speak in both English and a native language."
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