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Peter Pan & Wendy premieres on Disney+ in April

February 28, 2023

By Nik Roseveare

Peter Pan & Wendy, a live-action reimagining of the classic J.M. Barrie novel and the 1953 animated movie, will begin streamingexclusively on Disney+ from April 28th.

Peter Pan & Wendy
introduces Wendy Darling, young girl looking to avoid boarding school who meets Peter Pan, a boy who refuses to grow up. Alongside her brothers and a tiny fairy, Tinker Bell, she travels with Peter to the magical world of Neverland. There, she encounters an evil pirate captain, Captain Hook, and embarks on a thrilling and dangerous adventure that will change her life forever.

The film stars Jude Law, Alexander Molony, Ever Anderson, Yara Shahidi, Alyssa Wapanatâhk, Joshua Pickering, Jacobi Jupe, Molly Parker, Alan Tudyk and Jim Gaffigan.

Peter Pan & Wendy is directed by David Lowery from a screenplay by Lowery & Toby Halbrooks. The producer is Jim Whitaker, with Adam Borba, Thomas M. Hammeland Toby Halbrooks serving as executive producers.

Lowery commented “In making Peter Pan & Wendy, we set out to craft a film that honors both the original J.M. Barrie text and Walt Disney’s animated adaptation; we wanted to invigorate our retelling with emotional sincerity, an open heart, and a grand yearning for adventure. Hundreds of incredible artists spent many years bringing this film to the screen; I’m excited for audiences to see their work, to go on this ride, and to rediscover an evergreen tale from a new perspective.” 

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