Disney casts Peter and Wendy for live-action 'Peter Pan' film

Los Angeles, Mar 11 (PTI) Disney Studios has found its Peter Pan and Wendy in newcomers Alexander Molony and Ever Anderson for its live-action movie titled 'Peter Pan & Wendy'.

Molony, a native New Zealand actor, and Anderson, daughter of actor Milla Jovovich and director Paul W S Anderson, will play the title roles in the re-imagining of the 1953 animated classic, sources told Variety.

Based on JM Barrie's book, the story will revolve around Peter, a boy who wouldn't age and Wendy, a girl who accompanies him to the magical world of Neverland.

There were rumours that 'Peter Pan & Wendy' will be released on the studio's streaming service Disney Plus, but as per the insiders the release is expected to be theatrical.

Peter Pan is the latest live-action remake of a classic Disney animated film, following this month's remake of 'Mulan'. A sequel to 2019's 'Aladdin' is also in the works. PTI RDS RDS