Alexander Molony and Ever Anderson are set to star in Disney’s upcoming Peter Pan and Wendy live-action remake.
Disney’s recent crop of live-action releases has largely consisted of live-action remakes from their beloved animated features catalogue. The Peter Pan 1954 animated film is one of the films Disney is looking to remake next with Pete’s Dragon director David Lowery on board to helm the project with a script from Toby Halbrooks and Jim Whitaker set to produce.
Variety is reporting that the upcoming live-action remake has now found its leads with Alexander Molony set to play Peter Pan and Ever Anderson set to play Wendy. You will be able to see Ever Anderson in Black Widow, as a young Natasha Romanoff. Meanwhile, Alexander Molony is best known for his roles in The Reluctant Landlord and Claude. Variety also noted that Peter Pan and Wendy is expected to be a theatrical release and not a title for Disney Plus.
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Here is the official synopsis for Disney’s next live-action remake, Mulan:
When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father.
Directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek, Disney’s Mulan stars Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as Commander Tung; Jason Scott Lee as Böri Khan; Yoson An as Cheng Honghui; with Gong Li as Xianniang and Jet Li as the Emperor.
Disney’s Mulan will be released in theaters on March 27, 2020.