What had been rumored has become official as Warner Bros. announced that Aussie actor Hugh Jackman will be playing the part of Blackbeard in “Pan” the 3D live-action remake and newest retelling of the classic J.M. Barrie story “Peter Pan”. Jackman officially joins Garrett Hedlund, who will be playing the role of Captain Hook. The lead role of Pan has yet to be cast.
“Pan” is currently scheduled to be released on July 17, 2015.