Hugh Jackman set to play pirate in `Pan`

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 19:32

Los Angeles: Actor Hugh Jackman has been roped in to play pirate Blackbeard for Warner Bros` upcoming project, tentatively titled "Pan". The producers are confident he will deliver an indelible performance.

"Hugh Jackman always delivers indelible performances that resonate with audiences. We know he will create a Blackbeard who will be a powerful presence in this original Peter Pan adventure," Greg Silverman, president of creative development and worldwide production at Warner Bros, said in a statement, reports

Director Joe Wright will helm the project, which is yet to have an official title. It will hit theatres in the US July 17, next year.

First Published: Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 19:32

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