Disney Developing Live-Action Peter Pan Remake

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Disney is in live-action remake fever right now. Their new version of The Jungle Book comes out this week and now the studio has announced a live-action remake of Peter Pan.

Deadline says that David Lowery will direct the film with Jim Whitaker acting as a producer and Toby Halbrooks penning the script. Lowery also notably directed Disney’s remake of Pete’s Dragon, which comes out later in 2016.

Just last year, Warner Bros. released Pan, a re-imagining of the J. M. Barrie classic. As we all know, though, that film was quite literally panned and failed to spawn a franchise.

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Nick Spake has been working as an entertainment writer for the past ten years, but he's been a lover of film ever since seeing the opening sequence of The Lion King. Movies are more than just escapism to Nick, they're a crucial part of our society that shape who we are. He now serves as the Features Editor at Flickreel and author of its regular column, 'Nick Flicks'.

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