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Adeel Akhtar Is Smee In Joe Wright's "Pan"

By Garth Franklin Thursday March 13th 2014 10:36PM

"Four Lions" actor Adeel Akhtar has been cast as Smee in Joe Wright's big-budget "Pan" film at Warner Bros. Pictures.

'Pan' tells the untold story of how a young orphan boy from London is spirited away to the magical Neverland where he finds grand adventures that shape him into the hero known to generations as Peter Pan.

Smee is the pirate who serves as the right-hand man of Captain Hook (Garrett Hedlund). Captain Hook in this film is the right-hand man of Hugh Jackman's Blackbeard.

Akhtar joins a cast that also includes Rooney Mara who is in negotiations to play Tiger Lily. The film is targeting a July 17th 2015 release.

Source: The Wrap

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