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Amanda Seyfried Joins Joe Wright's Peter Pan Movie

April 25, 2014 (4:29 am) GMT
The 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' actress will play a character named Mary, joining previously-confirmed cast like Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, and Rooney Mara.

Casting for Warner Bros.' Peter Pan origin film is complete. Rounding out the cast is who is set to play Mary. She joins previously-confirmed members as Blackbeard, as Hook, as Tiger Lily, Adeel Akhtar as Smee, and as Peter.

Other newly-announced cast are Jack Charles ("") as The Chief/Tiger Lily's father; Taejoo Na ("The Kick") as Kwahu, Nonso Anozie ("", "") as Bishop, Kathy Burke ("") as Mother Barnabas, Kurt Egyiawan ("") as Murray, Lewis MacDougall ("In the Name of the Children") as Nibs, and newcomer Leni Zieglmeier as Wendy Darling.

Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, "" follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny - to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.

Joe Wright is directing the pic from a screenplay by Jason Fuchs. Greg Berlanti, Paul Webster and Sarah Schechter are producing, with Tim Lewis serving as executive producer. Filming will take place at WarnerBros. Studios Leavesden. The film is set for a worldwide release on July 17, 2015.

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