A Disney+ Original movie, “Peter Pan & Wendy” is a live-action reimagining of the J.M. Barrie novel
and the 1953 animated classic, directed by David Lowery (“The Green Knight,” “Pete’s Dragon”),
streaming 2023, only on Disney+. Directed by David Lowery (“The Green Knight,” “Pete’s Dragon”),
the film introduces Wendy Darling, a young girl afraid to leave her childhood home behind who meets
Peter Pan, a boy who refuses to grow up. Alongside her brothers and a tiny fairy, Tinker Bell, she travels
with Peter to the magical world of Neverland. There, she encounters the notorious Captain
Hook, and embarks on a thrilling and dangerous adventure that will change her life forever. The film
stars Jude Law (“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”), Alexander Molony (“The Reluctant
Landlord”), Ever Anderson (“Resident Evil: The Final Chapter”), Yara Shahidi (“Grown-ish”), Alyssa
Wapanatâhk, Joshua Pickering (“A Discovery of Witches”), Jacobi Jupe, Molly Parker (“House of
Cards”), Alan Tudyk (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”), and Jim Gaffigan (“The Jim Gaffigan Show”).
“Peter Pan and Wendy” is directed by David Lowery from a screenplay by David Lowery & Toby
Halbrooks (“The Green Knight”) based on the novel by J. M. Barrie and the animated film “Peter Pan.”
The producer is Jim Whitaker (“Pete’s Dragon”), with Adam Borba (“A Wrinkle in Time”), Thomas M.
Hammel (“Thor: Ragnarok”), and Toby Halbrooks serving as executive producers.
One of many remakes, Peter Pan & Wendy give a diverse touch compared to past remakes, but still lacks the originality of remaking classics. Though it’s an inspiring watch as Peter Pan stands for never growing up and keeping faith, the original cartoon will never be beat. With points on inspiration from other Pirates movies, such as Pirates of The Caribbean with a flipped over ship, they did a nice touch with some paying homage to other classics, as well as poking fun at the endless amount of remakes of Peter Pan there have been.
You can watch Peter Pan & Wendy on Disney+ now!