Disney has finally dropped the official trailer for their latest live-action adaptation, “Peter Pan & Wendy.” This highly anticipated film casts the lead characters of Walt Disney’s 1953 animated classic in dual protagonist roles, making for an exciting twist on the beloved story. Fans have been eagerly awaiting a glimpse at this new take on the classic tale since an exclusive first look at footage was released during the D23 Expo in September.
Like the initial teaser, the new trailer showcases stunning visuals of Neverland, thanks to the film’s director of photography, Bojan Bazelli. It also sets up an action-packed showdown between Wendy and the film’s hot-tempered villain, Captain Hook. With its breathtaking visuals and thrilling action sequences, the trailer promises an unforgettable adventure.
Directed by David Lowery, “Peter Pan & Wendy” features Alexander Molony and Ever Anderson in the lead roles of Peter Pan and Wendy, respectively. Alongside them, Jude Law stars as the infamous Captain Hook, while Yara Shahidi makes history as the first Black woman to take on the iconic role of Tinkerbell. This talented cast, combined with Lowery’s directorial vision, will deliver a fresh and exciting take on a classic story that has captured the hearts of generations.
The timeless story of Peter Pan takes us on a thrilling adventure through the mythical land of Neverland. The eternally youthful Peter takes Wendy away to join him in this magical world where they can both revel in the carefree joy of childhood without ever having to grow up. Their adventures range from encountering mermaids to fighting pirates and meeting fairies as they indulge in the limitless possibilities of their imaginations.
The movie features an impressive cast, including Joshua Pickering, Jacobi Jupe, Jim Gaffigan, Noah Matthews Matofsky, Sebastian Billingsley-Rodriguez, Alyssa Wapanatâhk, Felix de Sousa, Molly Parker, Alan Tudyk, Diana Tsoy, Caelan Edie, Florence Bensberg, and more. David Lowery and Toby Halbrooks have written the script, while Adam Borba and Thomas M. Hammel executive produce the film.
This latest cinematic adaptation of the Walt Disney classic follows the likes of Steven Spielberg’s “Hook” and director Joe Wright’s “Pan,” as a tribute to J.M. Barrie’s 1904 work, “Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up.” After a seven-year gap, “Peter Pan & Wendy” hopes to reignite the magic of the original story for a new generation of viewers.
Mark your calendars for April 28, when “Peter Pan & Wendy” will begin streaming on Disney+. Check out the trailer below to glimpse the wondrous adventures that await.
Check out the first trailer for Peter Pan & Wendy below.