2023 is Disney’s hundredth year anniversary and Disney is not going to let it go without making a bang! Along with long-awaited movies like ‘Aladdin: Live from the West End’ and ‘The Marvels’, fans will be cherished the classic “Peter Pan and Wendy” is releasing. The “Peter Pan and Wendy” Trailer was released last week by Disney and it promises to take the audience to the magical island of Neverland.
There have been several adaptations of Peter Pan stories over the years, director and writer of Peter Pan and Wendy, David Lowery has promised the audience that this movie will be a fresher take on the classic. The Disney movie is featuring a talented cast which we are going to talk about in the blog today. Also, we will discuss the release date and story of Peter Pan and Wendy!
What is ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ About
Disney’s ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ Story is based on J.M. Barrie’s classic novel, this feature film is the fused remake of the 1953 animated movie, ‘Peter Pan’.
But Peter Pan and Wendy’s release is highly anticipated as fans of the books want to see a new and fresh interpretation of the classic from Walt Disney Studious.
The latest full-length Peter Pan and Wendy trailer tells us that the movie will follow the story of Wendy Darling, a young girl who wants to live a life full of adventure and excitement but is stuck in her mundane life in London when suddenly Wendy and her brothers, John and Michael, are taken away Neverland, a magical island.
In Neverland, the London kids discover a world of wonder, full of mermaids, and fairies, but also pirates, the danger that lies in the shadows. The kids join forces with Peter and the Lost Boys in an attempt to fight Captain Hook and his crew and stop him from destroying Neverland.
As the name of the movie suggests, Wendy grows closer to Peter and this is when she begins to see the darker side of his eternal youth because of which she is spiralled down to a journey where she must navigate the challenges of growing up and finding her place in the world, all of it while saving Neverland and its habitants.
The best thing about this variant of Peter Pan and Wendy story is the inclusion of Tinker Bell as a major character. We are excited to see how Disney is going to make it work! Fingers crossed!
Who is Starring in Peter Pan and Wendy
The director behind Pete’s Dragon is bringing together an impressive cast in Peter Pan and Wendy.
This Disney film will be starring Alexander Molony (The Reluctant Landlord) in the lead role of Peter Pan. Molony has shown his calibre and ability to act in his previous show and is expected to capture the playful, adventurous spirit of Peter gracefully.
Ever Anderson who played the role of Young Natasha in Black Widow will be playing the role of Wendy Darling. While she has played the roles of the younger self of the lead roles in movies like Black Widow and Resident Evil, Peter Pan and Wendy will be her debut as a lead.
Apart from all the jazz, we are most excited about Captain Hook, whose character is been played by legendary actor, Jude Law (2009 Sherlock Holmes) who is known dor his charismatic and intense character play.
Along with them, Yara Shahidi (Salt) will be seen playing the role of Tinker Bell, Jim Gaffigan (Troop Zero) as Mr Smee, and Alan Tudyk, the famous voice actor will be voicing the mischievous parrot, Mr Darling.
Peter Pan and Wendy Release Date on Disney+
The film is being produced by Disney and hence it needs no mentioning that the movie will be available on Disney+ once it is released. Disney’s Peter Pan and Wendy is set to release on the 28th of April 2023!
Thanks to the huge fanbase of fantasy and adventure films, Peter Pan and Wendy is expected to draw a wide audience from all age groups.
Director David Lowery recently said that “In making ‘Peter Pan & Wendy,’ we set out to craft a film that honours both the original J.M. Barrie text and Walt Disney’s animated adaptation; we wanted to invigourate our retelling with emotional sincerity, an open heart and a grand yearning for adventure“. This statement in itself is enough to increase fans’ eagerness to watch what the movie has in store for them.