Not much is known in the way of details.
Last week, it was noted that buff tough guy Channing Tatum was eager to don green tights for an origin story titled Peter Pan Begins, with Billy Ray writing the script and Joe Roth producing. Today, it has been announced that Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to this fantasy adventure.
The project drew strong interest from three separate studios, with Sony winning out at $1 million. Basically, Channing Tatum and Billy Ray said, "Lets earn a quick buck." They grabbed the nearest children's book with the idea of making a prequel. And tah-dah, a deal was born!Read More
Channing Tatum is attached to star in Peter Pan Begins, which is coming from writer Billy Ray and producer Joe Roth.
A pitch for the project has gone out to various studios. The screenplay will focus on the origins of the very first Lost Boy, Peter Pan. No other story details have been given at this time. The film will be the latest in a recent string of projects based on classic literature, others of which include Red Riding Hood, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Oz: The Great and Powerful.Read More