star Garrett Hedlund
reportedly has been offered the role of Captain Hook in director Joe Wright
, a new filmic take on J.M. Barrie’s classic character, Peter Pan.
There were also Jack Huston
) and Ezra Miller
(The Perks of Being a Wallflower
) in the running for don Hook’s costume in 2015.
entered negotiations to play Blackbeard, after Javier Bardem
passed on the iconic character
. There’s no Pan yet, which character is between 10 and 12 years old.
The origin story written by Jason Fuchs
, centers on how Pan and the man who becomes Captain Hook start out as friends, with Hook working as a member of the crew on Blackbeard’s pirate ship.
Pan is set in World War II and Warner Bros. dated the film for July 17th, 2015. The studio sees it as a franchise that can appeal to the Harry Potter
and Lord of the Rings
Hedlund most recently starred in On the Road
and Inside Llewyn Davis
and plays a big role in the Angelina Jolie-directed Unbroken
for Universal Pictures.